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Typefaces of the World // Shelby White

February 2, 2011
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Seattle, Washington based designer & photographer Shelby White created an amazing info graphic inspired poster titled Typefaces of the World.

Typefaces of the World was a poster I created to show the typefaces that are most commonly used in a lot of today’s design. The poster includes information for each typefaces such as the year it was made, the location and the typographer. These 50 typefaces were chosen based on popularity and usefulness in present design. It was by mere coincidence that the typefaces were nearly split 50/50 between Europe and the United States—the most prominent locations for typographers were in these areas.

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