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Computer Graphics & Design 1
Faculty of Information and Communication TechnologySilpakorn University, Thailand
Dr.Surapong Lertsithichai, Ph.D.Faculty of Architecture, Silpakorn UniversityPongpan SuriyapatIT University of Göteborg, Sweden
Typography I
21st June 2005
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Type + Graphic
Typography
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Typography is the craft of endowing humanlanguage with a durable visual form, and thuswith an independent existence.
—Robert Bringhurst, The Elements of Typographic Style
“Typography is the art of printing.It has as its first object not ornamentbut utility. The printer must never distract, evenwith beauty, the reader from his text.”
--- School of Communication and Creative Arts, Deakin University, Australia
 
History of Typography
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Printing from moveable type was first inventedin China in the 1040s. The earliest surviving worksbelonging to Bi Sheng. The earliest surviving Europeanletterforms are Greek (scratched in stone). In time, thesethin, primarily straight lined forms with open apertures,developed thicker strokes, their apeture lessened, andserifs were created. These forms were the basis for thethe formal lettering of the Roman Empire.

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