What is Typography?
Typography is the visual component of the written word. Considered to have begun by Gutenberg, typography is still relevant in design to this day although its roots began in handwritten letters.
- Digital type
- Type of websites
It predates the modern design by 500 years and has many rules and conventions; it is most commonly used for expression and invention.
Why is typography important?
The typography we choose has major impact on many elements of design:
- Percieved article length
- User experience
Good web designers must understand the principles of typography that create a design which portrays the vision and mood of their website. Living in the digital era, people are more aware of typography in design that ever! When creating a piece for any design company you must include fonts in your creative process.