Tag Archives: typography

Maps Leaking Typography into Visualization

I enjoy typography and cartography. Cartographic labels show more than just the name of the place, such as using font weight to indicate population in a town, or spacing to indicate the extents of a mountain range (previous post). It … Continue reading

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Encoding Semantic Data in Texts

In many historic examples of font attributes used in visual representations, fonts are used to differentiate categories of information. In the late 19th century writers began to experiment more with typography and layout. In the early 20th century Futurist poet … Continue reading

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