Web Typography: Where East Meets West

April 18, 2018

When we talk about typography, the most common associations are print and Latin-based letters. Many associate printing with Gutenberg’s printing press, but the first moveable type was invented by Bi Sheng in China approximately 400 years earlier. And today, even though print has yet to fall out of favour, the explosion of the web has resulted in a lot of reading being done off screens of all sizes. Analog typesetting is done with metal slugs, but the web uses CSS to set type.

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