Type Description and Classification

A physical reason. Description and classification helps trace a typeface.

 

Type classification:

  • Humanist
  • Garadle – Garamond
  • Transitional – Caslon
  • Didone – Bodoni
  • New Transitional – Century Schoolbook
  • Slab-serif – Claredon
  • Grotesque (Sans Serif) – Franklin Gothic
  • Sans Serif (Neo-Grotesque) – Univers
  • Sans Serif (Geometric) – Futura
  • Sans Serif (Humanist) – Gill Sans
  • Glyphic – Trajan
  • Script – Snell Roundhand
  • Blackletter – Lucida Blackletter
  • Decorative – Cooper Black
  • Contemporary – Blur
  • (BC) Beyond Classification – OCR – A
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