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Data Stories: Looking at Font Features and Use

Take a few minutes for a different kind of text analysis: using machine learning, psychology, and ink to look at fonts.

 

Machine Learning Can Sort Fonts by Style

Font Map

Choosing a font is an important part of graphic design. A team at design firm IDEO put together an experiment where they used machine learning to group fonts together by common elements. Read more about the project on Medium.

 

Industry Font Trends

Venngage

Infographic company Venngage used data from Netflix to analyze the psychology of fonts, presenting their findings in a series of infographics and charts.

 

Conserving Ink

Flowing Data

The original post has been taken down, but Flowing Data archived this account of a somewhat tongue-in-cheek experiment that used actual pens to test how much ink various fonts use.

 

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