Ok, then try ’em out!


Shape Type

The Name Game I

The Name Game II

The Rather Difficult Font Game

What Font RU?

Cheese or Font


Hamilton Type Match 

The Beziér Game

OK, Really Helvetica/Arial?

Arial vs. Helvetica

Deep Font Challenge


Sara Newton



May the force be with you young Skywalker!
(and, if you happen to be on this page
during the early part of the month of May…
May the 4th be with you as well)


On the Lighter Side:

A sans serif face walks into the street and is hit by a Swiss modernist truck.
The carnage is grotesk… but you know, akzidenz happen!


What did the zero say to the eight?
‘Nice belt’


Why did 6 hate 7?
Because 7, 8, 9.


“Some letters are so afraid of Chuck Norris that they form ligatures.”


Comic Sans walks into a bar.
The bartender immediately shouts at him: “We don’t serve your type here”
Then he immediately called the serif.


Graphic designer ordering lunch: “I’ll have a Bodoni and cheese sandwich.”
The waitress  asks, “what can I get you to drink?”
The designer says “I’ll have a Helvetica Light”.


What’s so great about Switzerland?
The flag is a big plus.


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Then there was the store that used to be open…

misspelling werearthistorysimplified

FOR REFERENCEart-history-explained



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