The History of Typography

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Do you ever stop to think about all the fonts you encounter every day? They didn’t just appear; they are part of a long evolutionary line of typography going back hundreds of years. This short, clever video gives  you a quick overview of where many of the most common modern fonts came from.

http://www.theatlantic.com/video/index/277376/the-history-of-typography-in-stop-motion-animation/

(I really wish I could figure out to do a hyperlink on WordPress. If you can tell me, don’t hesitate. For now, you’ll have to copy and paste. Sorry.)

 

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