Defining the Terms
Part 3: Categorization

This is the last in a three part series on how to talk about letterforms. Basically, it's a glossary. This third part covers Categorization, the ways groups of glyphs are labeled by form and function. Part 1 deals with the Anatomy of Letterforms, what the pieces and parts are called. Part 2 is Process, the terms for the ways letters are made. This is by [...]

2017-04-24T22:57:34-07:00April 25th, 2017|Categories: Lettering, Resources, Type|Tags: , , |

Defining the Terms
Part 2: Process

This is a three part series on how to talk about letterforms. Basically, it's a glossary. This second part covers Process, the terms for the ways letters are made. Part 1 deals with the Anatomy of Letterforms, what the pieces and parts are called. Part 3 is Categorization, the ways groups of glyphs are labeled by form and function. This is by no means exhaustive, [...]

2017-04-24T11:16:23-07:00April 18th, 2017|Categories: Lettering, Resources, Type|Tags: , , , |

Defining the Terms
Part 1: Anatomy

This is a three part series on how to talk about letterforms. Basically, it's a glossary. This first part deals with the Anatomy of Letterforms, what the pieces and parts are called. Part 2 covers Process, the terms for the ways letters are made, whether by hand or by computer. Part 3 is Categorization, the ways groups of glyphs are labeled by form and function. [...]

2017-04-24T08:37:49-07:00April 11th, 2017|Categories: Lettering, Resources, Type|Tags: , , |