The pendulum is swinging away from clean, Modern Aesthetics toward curvy, retro designs
Monospaced typefaces were never intended to be pretty.
Susan Kare’s icons and fonts for the original Macintosh were revolutionary. They gave a lifeless computer a warmth and personality that lives on in the modern Mac to this day.
Typography is to convey correct information to the audience effectively. To achieve this purpose, readability plays an essential role.
In an era before screens, people turned to other forms of entertainment to keep themselves occupied. In 18th- and 19th-century England, that meant board games.
Nowadays, people try to be discernible and unique among thousands similar ones.