Font History

Justin Davis

Times New Roman

Name of Font: Times New roman

Font Family: Times new roman(serif)

Characteristics: serif font. based off of the plantain typeface in 1913

Original use for font: times new roman gets it's name for the Times of London, the British newspaper.

Current use for font: Times New roman is typically used for the body of a document





Name of the Font: Calibri

Font Family: Calibri (San Serif)

Characteristics: San Serif

Original use: It was used to prove the strengths of the company's cleartype technology.

Current use: it is the default font in most programs



Name of font: Arial

Font Family: Arial

Characteristics: san serif. fuller and softer curves. versatile family of typeface.

Original use: this typeface was originally used for display and advertisement

current use: display and advertisement