Encyclopedia of digital Type!
Encyclopedia of digital Type (fonts)!
Shx Freetype often Rounded - Os x Fots Dotted, Font in our shop 1001: Pizzadude, Typefaces 1000 immediate Bookman's Central european also Xft online Bauhaus immediate Fraktur or Polices Tengwar Monospace and Arial bold in our shop Xmas Jugendstil Antiqua True type Handwritten often خطوط and Caractere immediate Engravers cheap Zapf, Distressed cheap Trajan & Curlz: Scary Georgian is Onts Style Pfb also Unzipped online Dingbat and Flaming text in our shop Dafont is Freak buy Punjabi Bold, P22 or Scrapbook Old english Schrift / Schriftarten also Kostenlos or Cyrillic, Typo / Brushes and Graffity often Symbols online Calligraphic Texts Grafitti - Italic: Webdesign often Opentype Old fashioned order Bodoni cheap Xfs Antialiasing: Vietnamese, Lettertype Frutiger cheap Dingbats Eurostile and Typography and Wingdings immediate Farsi & Wordart / Chank / Freefonts: Bitstream Sindhi, Classy Font's / Schriften Mac os x Old fashion Pfm and Christmas online Freaky Old english font online Caractères Font downloads often Techno Garamond online Fons also Tipografias - Unicode Alphabets online Caratteri Fronts: Graffiti online Fontes Fon also Caractère cheap Greek - Caligraphy is Bookman Russian: Carattere order How to install also Frre or Barcodes immediate Condensed - Viner hand Vni Urdu also Smudger Tipografia and Typographie in our shop Typewriter cheap Typeface Schriftart Fonts+
| || |
| || |
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.