Archive for May 2009

Blog #7

May 15, 2009

Typefaces can convey emotions that are connected to the message in the text. This can help emphasize a point or theme. These fonts used in these brands of candy show that they are fun and tasty.

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 However, if a typeface is used incorrectly, can be detrimental to the meaning of the message, or just look strange, like this welcome sign. Because of this, some people feel strongly about preventing the misuse of typefaces. Movements such as “ban comic sans” have stated their opinion about inappropriate fonts with websites and products.