Typography is the mechanical arrangement of words in a way that communicates meaning and content. It is concerned with both the creation of typefaces and their arrangement in a composition. The traditional definitions for terms used in relation to typography are:
Type The physical object, a piece of metal with a raised face on one side containing the reversed image of a character. The digital form—individual glyphs or characters.
Font A set of characters of a given typeface, all of one size and style.
Typeface A set of fonts of related design or style—roman, italic, bold, bold italic, etc.
Today, there are many well-designed typefaces to choose from. The ways in which these typefaces are ...