In Brief

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

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:

A History of Western Typefaces

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