An Animated History of Typography

How the typed word came to be [VIDEO]

May 8, 2013

The fascinating animated short gives a detailed yet abridged version of the history of typography. Quick paced, the video begins with the origins of the typed word starting in the 12th century, and within four minutes, arrives to the 21st century. Ben Barrett-Forrest is the mastermind behind the clip, investing 140 hours of work and using 291 paper letters and 2,454 photographs to create The History of Typography. Enjoy!

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