Typography Interview Questions and Answers?

Q.1. What is Typography?

Ans. Typography is the art, or skill of designing Communication by means of the printed word.

Q.2 How Typography plays an important role in designing?

Ans. Typography is an art. It is as important sometimes more important them the color and graphic used. It has a great impact On how your design is received by people. Here are some reasons why you should never overlook on the goodness of typography.

Q.3 Write a Brief note on “Classification of Typography”?
Ans. Most typefaces can be classified into one of four basic groups: those with serifs these without serifs, scripts and decorative styles. Over the years, Typography and scholars of typography have devised various systems to more definitively categorize typefaces some of these system have scares of sub-categories. A classification on system can be helpful in identifying, choosing and combining typefaces.

Q.4 Explain all the type of serif-typefaces with 2-2 examples. Diagrams can be created for better understanding of serifs.
Ans. (1) Old style (2) Transitional (3) Neoclassical & Didoes (4) slab.

(1)Old Style :- This category includes the first roman types, originally created between the late 15th and mind 18th centuries, as well as typefaces pattern after those designed in this earlier period. The axis of curves strokes is normally inclined to the left in these designs, so that weight stress is at approximately 8:00 and 2:00 o’ clock.

(2)Transitional serifs:- English printer and typography john Baskerville established this style in the mid 18th century. Weight contrast Is more pronounced than in old style design. Serifs are still breasted and head serifs are oblique.

(3) Neoclassical & didone serifs:- These are typefaces created within the late 18th center or their direct descendathes. The work Of Giambattista Bodoni epitomizes this style of types. In many cases, stoke terminals are “ball shapes tether than an evocation of a brand pen effect. These tend to be highly mummer designs, with dearly.

(4) Slab serifs : Slab serif typefaces became popular in the 19th century for advertising display. These typefaces have very heavy serifs with minimal or no bracketing. Generally, Change in stroke weight are addition of heavy (Stroke Weight) serifs.

Q.5 Explain all the type of san-serif typefaces with 2-2 Examples. Diagram can be created for better understand?
Ans. (1) Grotesque (2) Square (3) Humanistic (4) Geometric

Grotesque Sans serif :- These are the first commercially popular sums serif typefaces. Stroke contrast is less pronounced than Curlier designs, and much of the “squatness” in curved storks has been rounded. Normally the most obvious distinguishing character tic of these faces in this single bowl g and more monotone weight stress.

Square san-serif:- These design are generally based on grotesque character traits and propositions, but have a definite and, in some instance, dramatic squaring of morally curved strokes. They usually have more attitude character spacing than their Sans serif cousins and tend to be limited to display designs.

Geometric sans serif:- Simple geometric shapes influence the construction of these typefaces. Stacks have the appearance Being. Strict monoclines and character shapes are made up of geometric forms . Geometric sans tend to be less reachable than grotesques.

Q.6 Explain all the anatomy of typefaces with illustration?
Ans. (1) Aperture (2) Arm (3) Ascender (4) Baseline (5) Bowl (6) Counter (7) Crossbar (8) Descended (9) Diagonal Stroke (10) Ear

  • Aperture:-Opening at the end of an open counter.

  • Arm:-A horizontal stroke not connected on one or both ends.

  • Ascender:-An upward vertical stroke found on extends above the typeface’s x-height.

  • Baseline:-The invisible line where letters sit

  • Bowl:-A curved stroke that encloses a letter’s counter.

  • Counter:-Fully or partially enclosed space within a letter.

  • Crossbar:-A horizontal stroke

  • Descended:-A downward vertical stroke lowercase letters that extends below the Baseline.

  • Diagonal Stroke :- An angled stroke

  • Ear:- A small stroke projecting from the upper right bowl of some lowercase g’s

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