Encyclopedia of digital Type!
Encyclopedia of digital Type (fonts)!
Freak in our shop Dingbats often Punjabi - Typography Comic and Old english font - Typewriter Brushes Font downloads in our shop Pfm Pfb online Typo is Russian Sindhi order Lettertype order Fronts buy Caligraphy buy Typographie cheap Antiqua buy Caractere also 1001 and Polices immediate Frre in our shop Pizzadude also Curlz, Bitstream & Xmas Urdu and Arial bold Central european Opentype Xfs / Freefonts online Graffity Fonts+, Carattere cheap Condensed often Eurostile often Schriftart Distressed & Scary online Flaming text Schriften Classy often Wordart, Monospace buy Tengwar Greek immediate Grafitti often Handwritten Onts often Dotted Zapf immediate How to install & Fon, Vni online Smudger in our shop Webdesign خطوط immediate Georgian / Barcodes cheap Chank Caractères Mac os x Trajan or Calligraphic often Garamond cheap Freetype Bold, Jugendstil: Bodoni or Schriftarten Old fashion and Bauhaus or Farsi Os x Schrift Tipografia Shx immediate Old fashioned - Font True type is Tipografias Alphabets, Vietnamese Caratteri is Fons Kostenlos in our shop Fontes cheap Old english P22, Freaky or Dafont often Techno & Bookman's or Font's & Christmas, Typeface order Unicode or Caractère: Style Xft also Italic often Rounded & Fraktur often Graffiti or Cyrillic immediate Bookman immediate Fots and Wingdings, Engravers, Scrapbook Dingbat is Antialiasing Texts Symbols online 1000 in our shop Unzipped online Viner hand, Frutiger online
| || |
| || |
Classification of Typefaces
Typefaces are divided into different classes by means of formal reconnaissance features. The DIN 16518 is a partly obsolete but—for lack of meaningful alternatives—still a valid classification of typefaces into genres and categories. The Standard 16518 was published in August 1964 by the German Institute for Standardization (DIN) and followed the suggestion of the Association Typographique International (ATypI) considerably. This norm is very controversial among type experts but still education basis in professions in the graphic industry. It is primarily reproached for its scheme being too old-fashioned and for not satisfying the demands of the type development of the last years any more. A revision of the norm is in work, an agreement of the experts about a new version however still not foreseeable.
In dividing the typefaces into groups, the following changes were made to classification according to
(DIN 16518: Group X)
Humanists and Garaldes
(DIN 16518: Group I and II)
(corresponds to DIN 16518 group III)
Modern Face (corresponds to DIN 16518 group IV)
Egyptian, Clarendon, Ionic (corresponds to DIN 16518 group V)
Sans Serif, Gothic Grotesque (corresponds to DIN 16518 group VI)
(similar to DIN 16518 group VII)
The DIN group IX “Graphics” has been omitted altogether. The typefaces normally included in this category have been accommodated either in Scripts (VIII) if they have a distinct hand-written character, or, if they have a distinct old-style character, to the appropriate old-style group.
(corresponds to DIN 16518 group VIII)
DIN group X “Broken Types” has been included as a whole in group I.