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Read through the most famous quotes by topic #typo

Type is a beautiful group of letters, not a group of beautiful letters.

Matthew Carter


Typography is the craft of endowing human language with a durable visual form.

Robert Bringhurst

#language #typography #design

One of my colleagues is convinced that having a wide range of types to choose from is a complete waste of time. He swears by two typefaces: Gill (1928) and Frutiger (1975), which he uses for road signs (among other things). (...) [U]ntil 1975, the year in which Adrian Frutiger's eponymous typeface came onto the market, my colleague could only have made half of his selection. It seems to me that this proves the case for continuing to design new typefaces.

Gerard Unger

#typography #design

Designers provide ways into—and out of—the flood of words by breaking up text into pieces and offering shortcuts and alternate routes through masses of information. (...) Although many books define the purpose of typography as enhancing the readability of the written word, one of design’s most humane functions is, in actuality, to help readers avoid reading.

Ellen Lupton

#typography #design

There Are Two Typos Of People In This World: Those Who Can Edit And Those Who Can’t

Jarod Kintz

#editing #funny #people #typo #world

I do not think of type as something that should be readable. It should be beautiful.

Ed Benguiat


Shit down your computer, and restart.

Claire Chilton

#funny-quotes #i-t-quotes #techie-quotes #typo-quotes #funny

A man who would letterspace lower case would steal sheep, Frederic Goudy liked to say. If this wisdom needs updating, it is chiefly to add that a woman who would letterspace lower case would steal sheep as well .

Robert Bringhurst

#type #typography #humor

A plain circular bullet is widely disdained for its banality.

Carolina deBartolo

#typography #art

Typography fostered the modern idea of individuality, but it destroyed the medieval sense of community and integration

Neil Postman

#individuality #typography #age

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