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Font Wars

If you didn’t know, we at Artsy Geek have some thoughts and opinions on font usage. We might, some would say, be font-tators. (think font dictators). That’s mainly because we have some years of experience designing, studying, using and recommending fonts to our friends, clients and peers.

We recently stumbled upon this article, though, that brings a bit more serious light into the world of font design and usage. For those of you who think it’s fine to just throw Times New Roman into a word doc… Have a little read of this fascinating story of design team Tobias Frere-Jones and Jonathan Hoefler and their epic battle over the fonts they have created together.

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About the Author: Lindsay

Lindsay loves animals, hot weather, acrylic nails and eggplant. She is married, and lives with her husband, pug and cat in less-than-sunny Seattle. Her mission is not to change the world, but to make sure it looks hella awesome.

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