Students describe typefaces as people

You all have your favourite, go-to typeface – maybe you have a few, nestled there in your favourite fonts folder. Then there are some you can't stand – the ones you can't even believe were created in the first place, let alone still being used today.

Whilst you use these fonts every day, have you ever wondered what it would be like to hang out with them, as people? Probably not but it's a fun project that the graduating students of Texas State University did and the results are hilarious.

Showcased on YouTube channel Exit Review (opens in new tab), the students describe Comic Sans as 'the kid at the back of the class' and discuss whether they would have a crush on Gotham. You can see the portfolios of the students over on Comdes Review (opens in new tab).

[via Design Taxi (opens in new tab)]

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Sammy Maine

Sammy Maine was a founding member of the Creative Bloq team way back in the early 2010s, working as a Commissioning Editor. Her interests cover graphic design in music and film, illustration and animation. Since departing, Sammy has written for The Guardian, VICE, The Independent & Metro, and currently co-edits the quarterly music journal Gold Flake Paint.