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Typeface Timeline Shows Us The History of Fonts [Infographic]

This infographic includes facts from tech, pop culture and the web over the years.

Emma Hutchings
Emma Hutchings on April 3, 2012.

A History of Western Typefaces looks at fonts from 1440 when Johannes Gutenberg invented movable type with the printing press, up to 2011 when Matthew Carter (designer of  the Verdana and Georgia fonts) won the National Design Award for lifetime achievement. The infographic also includes some fun facts like the fonts used by popular companies such as Google and Facebook. Take a look at the typeface timeline below:

Typeface Timeline Shows Us The History of Fonts [Infographic]

A History of Western Typefaces

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