Definition of typography
1 : letterpress printing
2 : the style, arrangement, or appearance of typeset matter
Recent Examples of typography from the Web
The directionality of text, the size and color of letters and words, and other aspects of typography all combined to generate intellectual meaning and emotional flavor.
That sequence is the essence of beautiful live action and beautiful typography and animation.
The painting's graffiti-like typography depicts a face in the shape of a skull.
There’s Alexander Rodchenko’s famous pro-literacy ad from the Russian Revolution, and Dmitry Moor’s iconic Soviet propaganda poster, and another that combines Barbara Kruger’s typography with Stefan Sagmeister’s face painting.
As others have pointed out, the typography of this year’s cards seems unnecessarily small and confusing.
The message has always been inextricably tied to our emotional perception of typography.
The voices of audio signage fall between the scripted characters of both typography and cinema.
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TYPOGRAPHY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of typography for English Language Learners
: the work of producing printed pages from written material
: the style, arrangement, or appearance of printed letters on a page
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