A History of Typography, from Paper to the Screen [VIDEO]

“From Paper to Screen” is a short animated film by Thibault de Fournas that demonstrates the evolution of typography from paper to the movie screen. Another great selection by, this carefully constructed animation portrays the way typography transformed from a system of letters and signs composed on paper into characters shaking and dancing on movie screens.

Below, check out some telling stills from the video:

typography is letters

typography is variable

typography composition

on paper typography tells us great stories

on screens typography opens and ends movies

typography in movies the end

What are your favorite examples of typography on paper and the screen?

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