TYPES OF TYPE
See typography in a new light by comparing English and Korean.

Check out the basic Korean alphabet and character structure.


No Korean language knowledge needed

Compare font classifications.

Type emoticons and expressive typefaces

FEATURES

The Basics

Origins of Type

A history of lines to letters

Hangul Blocks

Making words is like playing Tetris

Letter-form Anatomy

What are the parts of each letter?

Type Categories

A look at stroke variations

Purpose & Meaning

Italics, -, –, —, and ˜

What does it all mean?

Emoticons & Txt Chat

:) LOL!

Expressive Type

The divas of typography

Want to write a review or feature on Types of Type?

Use our press kit