shaping and design : Step by step : The suitable typeface tour

You should also think about the typeface you want to use in advance.
EinzugFundamentally it is to be noticed, that there are several factors to be respected, choosing a type.
EinzugFirst of all, the type of your choice should be well legible: anyone reading a longer text and having to decipher every single letter will soon loose interest in reading.

But which typeface you ever choose depends on the effect of the type and on the personal taste of the designer.

Here, I want to refer once again to the page Classification of types according to DIN 16518. It surely contributes to a better comprehension of the following pages.
Classification of types