Grafitti Fonts


Encyclopedia of digital Type!

Encyclopedia of digital Type (fonts)!

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

  Deutsch English 
  Main   Software   Font Service   Shopping Cart   Information   Contact  
Imprint about Fonts Encyclopedia Interesting

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:

Broken Types
(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)

Slab Serifs
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)

(corresponds to DIN 16518 group VIII)

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.
DIN group X “Broken Types” has been included as a whole in group I.