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Display Typefaces

This is the largest category and also the most diverse. Rarely used for lengthy blocks of text, display or also called decorative typefaces are popular for signage, headlines and similar situations were a strong typographic statement is desired. They frequently reflect an aspect of culture

Type measurement

Pica A unit of length defined to be 35/83 cm. This was used for measuring the length of lines of text (as "30 picas and 4 points long"), but not for measuring font heights. 6 picas equal 1 inch. Points A point is a unit


Whether you’re a seasoned type designer or just starting out, it can be a little daunting to start designing your 50th or 1st typeface. There are so many out there, good or bad matters not, coming up with something new is not easy. That creative