Choosing a Modern font


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Choosing a Modern font

So now that we know what a modern font looks like, we need to pick one to use. First, let's look at LTC Bodoni 175. It is a modern font based on the Bodoni's original font. Notice the contrast between the thick and thin strokes. The contrast is far greater than what we see in Georgia, and that's because Georgia is a transitional font. Like all modern fonts, the serifs are thin and flat, and they do not flow into the stems. This font is a little different from the Bodoni BE we saw in the last lesson.

The terminals are less round, as are the bowls. The thin stokes in this Bodoni feel even thinner. This is a fine font, but I'm not crazy about it for this project. This font was designed to be used in headings. That means it has slightly tighter letter spacing. Tighter letter spacing helps keeps big text from looking too loose, but then the letter spacing is too tight when we use the font for text. If we use LTC Bodoni 175 for text, the tighter letter spacing will make an alre...

Choosing a Modern font
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