In order to provide as much contrast as possible, 160 point Bodoni, with its contrasting weights and hairline serifs
and Monotype's Franklin Bold Condensed were used as tracing references.
are the small ornaments at the end of strokes which occur in many fonts (e.
: Are fonts with serifs
and are divided into other five fundamental groups: old-style or garald, transitional, modern or didones, Egyptian and glyphic.
get ready to retract the idea of serifs
, the pennants that pull the eye
The vertical position of the bar in serif
fonts is mostly around 50% of the ascender, excluding the height of serifs
A heavy but generous font with soft serifs
, casual curves and a pleasant inclination and no hint of sharpness," say the Pentagram designers.
Optical middle is obviously lower than 50% due to the x-height and serifs
also draw your reader's eyes from one letter to another.
For ages, they have been willing to throw down over the merits of serif
typefaces - whether or not letters should carry little decorative flourishes, or serifs
, like the rightward kick on a lowercase a, the leftward angle on a lowercase d or the miniscule hat that caps a capital letter such as J.
These characteristics include the presence or absence of serifs
(Arditi & Cho, 2000, 2005); the width of strokes (Arditi, Cagnello, & Jacobs, 1995b; Berger, 1944a, 1944b); kerning or interletter spacing (Arditi et al.
Thus, sans serif
fonts have no finishing lines; they are without serifs
A typeface classification, on the other hand, would be a group of typefaces that share certain characteristics, such as having serifs
or being sans serif