Differences in micro-typography, and main characteristics of six major typefaces.

Since I was a child I admire the expressive nature of typefaces. I identified the differences of six typefaces. For each I extracted their most characteristic areas, and scaled them up to make them more visible.

Bodoni

Bodoni-Alphabet

Bodoni-detail

Garamond

Garamond-Alphabet

Garamond-Detail

Helvetica

Helvetica-Alphabet

Helvetica-Detail

Serifa

Serifa-Alphabet

Serifa-Detail

Syntax

Syntax-Alphabet

Syntax-Detail

Times New Roman

Times-Alphabet

Times-Detail