The Dark Side of Times New Roman

The font reminds me of an old Englishman who is lazily sipping his warm tea in front of his freshly printed copy of the Times of London. However, for many of you, Times New roman is considered one of the ugliest fonts in common use today. I personally love Times New Roman.

Do you think that–as cited in Matthew Butterick ‘s page– Times New Roman “connotes apathy” and that is “not a font choice so much as the absence of a font choice, like the blackness of deep space is not a color [?]” Do you think that ” [t]o look at Times New Roman is to gaze into the void [?]”


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