Font Choice Matters


I think I might’ve discovered a new pastime. The other night, I browsed myfonts.com and checked “BBC News” for viewing type samples.

It served as a friendly reminder that it is, indeed, important to choose one’s typefaces carefully.

Horsemeat caps

 

Horsemeat Probe

 

Meteor Etc.

 

 

Sars-like

 

second day and horsemeat

 

meteor and Banksy

 

chimps and Chubby

 

sea slug

(Lest anyone take offense, I reiterate: these were real, unaltered BBC headlines.)

7 thoughts on “Font Choice Matters”

    • Heh heh. Yeah, poor Chubby. My home page is BBC News, but I found myself going back to look up some of these stories. Sea slugs…? I hope it helps provide some inspiration for your final letter!

    • Not sure what it says about me, seeing as I’m the one who uploaded them in the first place! I must be following the British news too much lately–horsemeat headlines in decorative caps etc had me clutching my sides. And then I started fantasizing an actual copy of the New York Times with headlines in cutesy display faces…

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