In which country (if any) is your work set? Language choice can
influence choice of font. Also, if you are thinking of the mid-19th
century, you have a choice of ancient countries (Ireland, Scotland) or
new countries (Italy and Germany are hardly 150 years old, for example)
so fonts typically used then in those two new-born or about to be born
countries might seem futuristic to a 19th century reader, only to squish
or elongate them a little.
Scríobh 05/05/2011 19:40, Paulo Junior:
> It seems that the early unadorned sans faces were regarded as a novelty
> instead of a futurist thing. Only at the turn of the century, plain
> geometric were considered modern. Grotesque is a traditional name for sans,
> but Egyptian? Today egyptians are triangular serif faces. Futura is a cool
> name, but this was smack inside the 20th century.
> Paulo Caparica Junior
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