Ans. Most typefaces can be classified into one of four basic groups: those with serifs these without serifs, scripts and decorative styles. Over the years, Typography and scholars of typography have devised various systems to more definitively categorize typefaces some of these system have scares of sub-categories. A classification on system can be helpful in identifying, choosing and combining typefaces.
Ans. (1) Old style (2) Transitional (3) Neoclassical & Didoes (4) slab.
(1)Old Style :- This category includes the first roman types, originally created between the late 15th and mind 18th centuries, as well as typefaces pattern after those designed in this earlier period. The axis of curves strokes is normally inclined to the left in these designs, so that weight stress is at approximately 8:00 and 2:00 o’ clock.
Ans. (1) Grotesque (2) Square (3) Humanistic (4) Geometric
Ans. (1) Aperture (2) Arm (3) Ascender (4) Baseline (5) Bowl (6) Counter (7) Crossbar (8) Descended (9) Diagonal Stroke (10) Ear
- Aperture:-Opening at the end of an open counter.
- Arm:-A horizontal stroke not connected on one or both ends.
- Ascender:-An upward vertical stroke found on extends above the typeface’s x-height.
- Baseline:-The invisible line where letters sit
- Bowl:-A curved stroke that encloses a letter’s counter.
- Counter:-Fully or partially enclosed space within a letter.
- Crossbar:-A horizontal stroke
- Descended:-A downward vertical stroke lowercase letters that extends below the Baseline.
- Diagonal Stroke :- An angled stroke
- Ear:- A small stroke projecting from the upper right bowl of some lowercase g’s