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The history of Typography

This is a wonderful video that takes us on a cool trip through the history of typography, from Gutenberg’s printing press to the modern age.

An animated short like this one is made of 2,454 photographs, 291 letters, and 140 hours of work!

History of typography
History of typography – timeline

Check the “Amazing Enchanting Typography” post too…


In typography, Kerning is the process of adjusting the spacing between characters in a proportional font, usually to achieve a visually pleasing result. More info.

Take the kerning test.