Typography – Font and Typeface Classification

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Anatomy of a Typeface

I am a self professed typophile and as such, a bit of a font squirrel. For every font I want to use in a project , I download more than I need. It’s too easy with so many great sites to browse, each with so many great looking (and some not so great looking) fonts. I have a hard time discarding the ones I acquire and my only justification to my collection is organization. To catalogue my library I use various tools: Implements of organization based on knowledge and classification. In this post, I want to share some of the information I find useful in sorting and classifying my font library.