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Century Schoolbook by hitokirivader Century Schoolbook by hitokirivader
For this experimental typography project for ART 244, we were encouraged to use only type of a single typeface for each square composition and were not allowed to use any imagery or color. This time the goal wasn't so much to sell the font but more to showcase the flexibility of its use. We started out creating fifty thumbnail sketches and then selecting about twenty of them to make comps. Seventeen of mine went to print into my book, but I'm only uploading a selection that I feel was completely original. We had to use any or all of the following text:

"Legibility and readability are commonly used words in the world of type. Legibility refers to the readerís ability to easily recognize letterforms and the word forms built from them. (We donít read from recognizing one letter at a time, but by recognizing the shapes of whole words and phrases.) Readability refers to the facility and comfort with which the text can be comprehended. Text with good readability must also be legible, but mere legibility doesnít make text more readable. A book is more likely to be a ďpage turnerĒ if its type is pleasantly readableóbadly set type wears a reader out."

This piece used the typefaces of Century Schoolbook Regular and Bold. I hid the words "STAR WARS!" in there; can you find it? :)
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turtle-love Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2008
really good work:d
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CorazondeDios Featured By Owner Aug 25, 2007
brilliant
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hitokirivader Featured By Owner Aug 25, 2007
Thanks! :)
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Jassyjit Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2007
Hi there, juz wondering do u have the century schoolbook font for download? Kinda lookin arnd 4 it urgently. thnx =)
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unseenangle Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2006
very cool series!!!!
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hitokirivader Featured By Owner May 1, 2006
Thanks! :)
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unseenangle Featured By Owner May 1, 2006
I like your pick up line, very clever. lol
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j2n4me Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2006
Hey. This series is really awesome - I love all the ways you've found to say the same block of text in different ways. Just a note: These don't belong in Text Art. Text Art is for ASCII and ANSI art. I reported them all to be moved into the proper category.

I'm not exactly sure where this sort of thing would fit. Probably Digital Art > Miscellaneous, but I'm not certain. Perhaps you can have an admin confirm with you when you post more.


So, yeah. I love these, especially the ball and cone-shaped one. Just put them in a different place next time? :)
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neksGFX Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2006   Interface Designer
NICE! i had the same idea with other words written ;)
very nice anyway!
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hitokirivader Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2006
Thanks. :) Yeah, I actually got the idea from a classmate, so while I made this composition, the idea wasn't entirely mine. ;)
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