Informational Typography Poster Project

One of my favorite thing to do is looking at different font types. This one is commonly use, it’s called Impact. At one point, I decided to create an informational poster project, I thought it would be fun to show you what I came up with.

The font I chose was impact, and here’s a little story behind Impact that I found:
Impact is a realist sans-serif typeface designed by Geoffrey Lee in 1965 and released by the Stephenson Blake foundry. Its ultra-thick strokes, compressed letterspacing, and minimal interior counterform are specifically aimed, as its name suggests, to “impact”. Impact has a high x-height, reaching nearly to three-quarters the capital line. Ascenders are short, and descenders even shorter. The face is intended for headlines and has only limited use in text applications. [wikipedia source]

Few notes: I like impact for two things: It is a bold font. It’s perfect to make a statement. I don’t like this font in lowercase, only in all caps. I also love to feature their numbers in big letters. That’s why I chose to point out 65 in the poster, indicating the year it was made.

Example of Impact:

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