legibility

 

Xerox Scanners / Photocopiers Randomly Alter Numbers

Thanks to a tip from Jörg Haubrichs, software developer at FontShop International, I read an insane article this weekend that frankly blew my typographic mind. Last Wednesday German computer scientist David Kriesel did a bizarre discovery. After scanning a construction plan on a Xerox Workcentre and printing it, he noticed the perfectly reproduced plan suddenly [...]

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NYU Researchers Discover Defining Factor for Legibility

The study “The uncrowded window of object recognition” advances the thesis that character spacing is the defining factor for legibility.

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