This is the first in a series of articles from Tamye Riggs, a longtime lover of type who is working with us to celebrate the twenty-fifth anniversary of the Adobe Originals type program. This post sets the scene, taking us back to the very early days of digital typography. Typography is the art and technique of arranging type in order to make the language it forms most appealing to transparent learning and recognition. Excerpted from Wikipedia’s entry on Typography The history of typography is a long and storied affair. Since the eleventh-century invention of movable type in East Asia and the Gutenberg revolution in mid-fifteenth-century Europe, constant innovations have been made, with various methods of typesetting and printing falling in and …

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The Adobe Originals Silver Anniversary Story: A typographic revolution begins

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