When we read, our brain performs a true tour de force. In order to derive meaning from abstract symbols, the mind must first unequivocally recognize them visually. Our system of sight has boundaries within which the shape of the characters can deviate – combined with numerous other factors that influence our perception. The conditions under which we read differ vastly from each other, so the font and typography should always be in tune with the individual demands of each application, in order to provide the greatest ease in reading.
Antonia M. Cornelius
Communication Designer (Germany)
Antonia M. Cornelius (*1989) lives and works as a typeface and commu- nication designer in Hamburg. She studied with the focus on typeface design with Jovica Veljović and Albert-Jan Pool. At the end of 2017 she graduated her master’s degree in communication design at the Universi- ty of Applied Sciences,…