Times New Roman— Graphic Design History 101



How did Times New Roman become the default typeface we all use? Born out of anger, selected for its economics, and adopted because of its accessibility. In this video, we dive into the history of the Times New Roman typeface, how it came to be, and why is it such a staple from congress to college.

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00:00 – Intro
00:29 – The History of Times New Roman
01:25 – Why Times New Roman was Designed: Legibility
04:35 – Cost: The reason why Times New Roman became Popular
06:10 – Times New Roman Became the Default because of Availability
08:38 – Credits

A special thank you to Typography Expert, Steven Heller, for sharing his insights with us. You can find more of him here: http://www.hellerbooks.com/

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