Nowadays, typefaces are a dime a dozen; there's certainly no shortage of free fonts. But as in any artistic field, the standouts are rare, and understanding why they excel takes gradual experience. In this yarn, we'll take a closer look at inspiring stories behind the design of typefaces that you may have seen or used but didn't know the history of. We'll explore the nooks and crannies — both literal and figurative — of the evolving printed word. By the end, we hope you come awa...