Official blog of Clark's Blogging for Journalists class, Mass Communication department

Tuesday, September 3, 2013

Are you my type?

Possible quiz Thursday over terms

1. Read:

Clark’s Guide to

Readable Typography for Blogs
(Or anything, for that matter)
1.         Serif—Easiest to read
2.         Sans Serif—harder to read the smaller it is or the more of it there is
3.           Most body type should be about 12 point in size
4.           Script is hard to read--invitations only
5.           Italic is hard to read
6.         Only center type
          On Invitations,
            Or Titles, not
            On most  material
8.                  REVERSE TYPE 
should be at a
And bold
And small san serif 
is hard to read
As is colored type
on reverse  
10.             Screens can make type hard to read
Especially over sans serif
Or heavy and colored screens
11.               Weak colors disappear
12.               Colored type isn’t as effective
As black type, or dark type on a light background
13.      Don’t  Mix Lots of Type Faces
14.            Stick with a few
                  that are compatible

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