Monthly Archives: November 2015

Comparing two other typeface of the same class

Times of New Roman from Victor Lardent typeface is also a transitional family, its a bit more narrow than most text front its successful for newspapers because they fit more text per line. New Roman in comparison is more modern with serifs that are much straighter. Baskerville is hard to read than Georgia but Baskerville have a nice overall shape forms than Georgia.

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Typeface Classification

Baskerville id from the transitional family, as they represent the initial departure from centuries of old style tradition and immediately predate the Modern period. The transitional characteristics are greater contrast between thick and thin, wider, gracefully bracketed serifs with flat base and a large x- height.