Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Type Connection

Is a game that helps you learn how to pair typefaces.
Aura Seltzer is a habitual list maker who is interested in 
how typography can use humor to engage and inform an audience. Type Connection is her MFA thesis project.

Start by choosing a typeface to pair. Like a conventional dating website, Type Connection presents you with potential “dates” for each main character without the misleading profile photos and commitment phobes. The game features well known, workhorse typefaces and portrays each as a character searching for love. You are the matchmaker. You decide what kind of match 
to look for by choosing among several strategies for combining typefaces. Along the way, you explore typographic terminology, type history, and more. By playing Type Connection, you deepen your own connection with type.

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