Starting Issue

The font itself is a essential element of the most information visualizations.

The lettering thus gets a big organizational, practical, technical and also aesthetic meaning.

Alongside organizational and editorial aspects of the quantity and density of labeling,
there are important but often intractable problems of graphic design, typeface, font color, font categorization or font posture etc. Our definition is inspired by the field of digtal cartography.

After the development of our own notion of those problems, we mapped these to a certain taxonomy, which you can comprehend in a specific post.