Multimedia Design and Development

History of Typography Fonts Matter video watch

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.



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Understanding font legibility | overview

This typography overview explores the factors that make font legible. Orginally produced in 2011 – still has a relevant message.

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