History of Typography Fonts Matter video watch
In multimedia and making it work we look at Text. It’s history and why fonts matter. Video is presented by Ben Barrett-Forrest at TEDxWhitehorse. History of Typography Fonts Matter video watch
Here is a brief video on the history of typography. The presenter is from Yukon College, and is speaking at a local TedX event. Therefore, there is a bit of discussion at the end which is specific to the area.
In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.* (*Subject to certain rules and regulations)
Understanding font legibility | lynda.com overview
This typography overview explores the factors that make font legible. Orginally produced in 2011 – still has a relevant message.