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An infographic titled 'Typography is Bold & Justified' with a red and beige color scheme, presenting a timeline of typeface development, quotes about design, statistics on font usage and sales, comparisons of serif and sans-serif fonts, and cost information on typefaces. The infographic includes icons, pie charts, bar graphs, and stylized illustrations related to typography.

10 Infographics That Will Teach You About Typography

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1. Bold & Justified: The Huge World of Typography Infographic

Did you know that Israel is the source of the most expensive typefaces? Or that Helvetica has 111 different styles?

typography infographic 01 scaled 1 This information-dense infographic reveals a ton of interesting facts about typography.

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2. A Quick and Comprehensive Type Guide

This beginner’s guide to type shows you some popular font categories (like monospaced fonts and script fonts), the anotomy of a typeface, a few typography principles, and more. typography infographic 02 scaled

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3. What’s Your Typeface?

This infographic starts by disambiguating the terms “typefaces” and “fonts”, and then concludes with the top five most-used typefaces in graphic design, journalism, and academia. typography infographic 03 scaled

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4. Timeline of 10 Famous Fonts Infographic

This infographic shows you the year in which 10 popular fonts were created, along with some popular logos that use each of the featured fonts. typography infographic 04

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5. Choosing a Web-Safe Font for Your Website

Because using web fonts is now a widely supported technique for displaying any font on your website (as long as you’re allowed to use the font), limiting your web designs to only using web-safe fonts isn’t necessary. But if you need to use web-safe fonts for some reason, this flowchart infographic will help you pick one. typography infographic 05

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6. What are the Origins of the World’s Most Important Typefaces?

This infographic contains a timeline of when the most important typefaces in history were created and includes the designer, country of origin, and historical significance of each typeface. typography infographic 06

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7. So You Need a Typeface

This is really a flowchart and cheat sheet with graphic designer Julian Hansen’s suggestions on how to pick a font for a design project, but it does embody the essence of what an infographic is: to present useful information in a visual way. typography infographic 07

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8. A History of Western Typefaces Infographic

In this infographic, you’ll see a timeline of important milestones in the evolution of typefaces along with some trivial information (such as the fact that the film poster of the movie The Social Network uses Futura). typography infographic 08 scaled

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9. Top 10 Fonts Web Designers Love Infographic

This infographic presents data gathered from a survey of 34 designers, so it’s no surprise that Myriad Pro — the default font of Adobe Creative Suite software like Photoshop and Illustrator — is the top most favorite “free” font. typography infographic 09

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10. A Brief Introduction to Typography

Because of the title of this infographic, you might get the impression that its content is for beginners. But this infographic goes as deeply as illustrating how the Frutiger Numbering System works and the anatomy of glyphs. typography infographic 10 scaled

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