Timeline of typography

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  • This time-line of typography was designed for a gallery exhibit. It depicts the progression of typography through history, from hieroglyphics to modern day typefaces. It is accompanied by a 12 x 9 inch brochure that folds out to be 72 x 9 inches. The design’s purpose is create a presentation that is easy to navigate. This was accomplished through implementing color and a consistent grid which organizes the information in a linear fashion. The time periods selected were chosen because of their significance in typography. The body copy was edited down to present an elegant and structured appearance.