Walton thinks the digital grotesque in type design spans three visual categories.

Da Font
The rigid rules of the type world, think Massimo Vignelli
Free fonts that are looked down upon as universally trash
Fonts should cost money, support the designers

Stock/System Fonts

Type Treatments

3 ideas of sub themes for this topic

a survey of topics for type in the digital grotesque.

The grotesque is seen in the distorted (treatments), the mundane (system fonts), and the rejected (da font)!

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