It was Beatrice Warde who first compared typefaces to the clothes that words wear. A finely tailored suit can completely change a person's appearance, and in the same way typefaces can drastically alter what words mean, how they work, and how they make us feel. But just as a torn seam or a missing button would spoil the effect of a Savile Row suit, so too can the details of a typeface put readers off. Read the latest installment of Monotypes ‘Good Type’ articles to read more.

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AuthorNicole Phillips
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in “The Smallest Possible Bit“ (an install of Robin Rendle’s Adventures in Typography newsletter) Robin addresses a readers SOS about being stuck on a good typeface and not being able to get past their trusty favourites. I can totally relate and have a handful of fonts I come back to time and time again. Robin’s writing on the matter is insightful and witty

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AuthorNicole Phillips
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