Type Anatomy

In order to better understand type we need to know the language that is used to describe the anatomy of type.  The below diagram provides an overview of the anatomy of type:The above diagram provides an overview of the letter parts such as:

serif, Bowl- rounded letters, Stem, Arm, Ear, Spine, Shoulder, Leg, Foot, Tail

Crossbar

Cross Stroke

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Spur

Jot (forget dot)

Terminal/Beak

Loop

Link

Apex

single-story

double-story

ligature

Using these descriptive terms to define type helps us build and discuss our Language of Typogaphic design!

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