The font of all personality

Just came through this article.... thought of sharing with you guys:-)

The choice of font used in e-mails and type-written letters could say more about an individual's personality than their creative writing skills.

Graphology - the art of studying handwriting - has been used for centuries to try to analyse people's characters, but since the demise of personal handwriting, the experts have moved on to typefaces to look for clues to our identities.

Courier is seen as the choice of "sensible shoes" type of people or "anoraks" and curvy icons like Georgia or Shelly suggest a bit of a "rock chick" personality.

Font size is also important, especially for power letters where less is definitely more and a smaller typeface is preferable.
Applying for a new job? Then choose Times for your CV for a traditional company and Verdana for a more contemporary firm.
Use Courier New for "automaton-like" coldness, perhaps when resigning from a job on bad terms.
The study found rectilinear fonts were more appealing to men, while the more round and curvy fonts with prominent tails were favourites with women.
Serif styles such as Times New Roman show a compromise between old and new, conjuring up images of trustworthiness that have made them a favourite of solicitors.
Conclusions drawn from the study were that there is a huge opportunity for people to express themselves through font style, which people should exploit more fully.

Keep Faith
Chakoli :)

PS: This
link is for cm-chap

Courtsey:
BBC NEWS

39 comments:

CM-Chap said...

WOW... Thats a useful post... (unusual from you?????), BTW, what about Arial... I always like to use it.

Do u hv the link for the whole article?

Chakoli said...

@cm-chap


LOL....

useful post frm me;-)))

I posted that link...on my post..under courtsey..
and there is naother one..
chk out this..

http://psychology.wichita.edu/surl/usabilitynews/81/PersonalityofFonts.asp

vijay said...

Hie Chaks,

Yes I suppose font does reflect choices of people.

I also read in the paper that mail ID also reflects the traits of people using them. cud not read the entire article.

vs

churningthewordmill said...

interesting stuff...i like to play around with fonts....just like i like to play around with blog themes! :P i think it makes things a little more interesting..i'd die if i were ordered to only use one font for all my work...

CM-Chap said...

Hello.. this link is nt wrkg..Can u post the full link?

Evn Ctrl+C & Ctrl+V ur nt able to do properly... what a S/W engr ur?

Anonymous said...

any sec c font ?

vEENs said...

oye I like Terbuchet ...

toh?!!

wais ei like the Article!

vEENs said...

u r TAGGED!!!!!!!!!!!!!

RbGb main aao!

Sandhya said...

chakoli is moving from astrology through caller tunes to font used.
Great Job chakoli:-)

vEENs said...

oye chk out RbGb wahan kara hai Tag an not at Rat-a-Tat

Vrij said...

so u r a rock chick or watever, coz u have used Georgia on ur blog!

I have Trebuchet setup for my blog.. so wat type am I?

Chakoli said...

@Vs

kya sirjee...
aise inrtsting article to poore padane ka na...:PPPP

Chakoli said...

@mandira

let me see if even themes selected reflect something about ur personlity:-))))

Chakoli said...

@cm-chap....



Sab kuch logon ko "made-up chaiye...
Cm- jee... link ke kuch "alplhabets " utha ke google mein daal dete to poora link aa jata:PPPP

I usually dont do Ctrl+c ...Ctrl+V...isliye aache se nahi hota mujse...;-)))

Waise I posted that link on my post...chk that out:PPP

Chakoli said...

@Anon...

what u wrote I cudnt get u....!!!

Chakoli said...

@veens...

Is that a font...;-)))LOL....

I posted link of another article..chk that out...it has decription of many others fonts...:-))

yup yup...I chked ur anotyher blog...will do it:-)))

thanks for tagging dear:-))

Chakoli said...

@Sandhya

I always like people observing...physolgy of them..observing themm...no matter on what basis I do that:DDD

Chakoli said...

@vrij....

I dont know what I m...

These articles are to read and then forget them:_)))

I just now posted another link on my post go and chk uout that:-))

Phoenix said...

Reading too much into it, arent some people...

Chakoli said...

@Phoenix...


But isnt fun??

~ ॐ ~ said...

oh do some fontology for me pliss !!!

I like
Verdana (my CV is in verdana)
Tahoma (My email responses go in Tahoma)
Calibri (My new emails always go out in Calibri)

hmm... pehle ye batao.. phir kuch aur...

vEENs said...

thank u thank u !

:D

Chakoli said...

@OM

I myself didnt did this study...;-))
but to help you to figure out frm links...
Verdana means "U R DULL"...lol...

And there is no mention abt the other two:PPP

Chakoli said...

@veens

ur welcome ur welcome :-))))

vEENs said...

waise wen u do it with lov it is not jus a link mail.. :)

hw r yu?!

Sandhya said...

aur chakoli, wats up?
was u on leave yesterday?

CM-Chap said...

Ha Ha. Why take all that pain when ur here.

CM-Chap said...

BTW, catchup with my blog... its updated jst now

Pri said...

hmm interesting stuff...now will make sure i observe and relate this to the fonts used by diff bloggers ;)

Chakoli said...

@veens:-)))
very correct...
I m fine...absolutely mast :-))
hw abt u??

Chakoli said...

@Sandhya

nopes was very much here...engrossed in work:_))

Chakoli said...

@cm-chap...

aahhhhh...typical trait of scorpio...;-)))

Wud chk it fr sure:_)))

Chakoli said...

@pri:-)))

oooohlallalallaa...
let me see with how many fonts you coem up;-))

Chakoli said...

@sandhya...

We are on leave tomaro...majdoor diwas hain na;-))

Anonymous said...

mein tuze chod raha hu ? kaise lag raha ye......... font ?

Chakoli said...

@anon...

I have no idea.....

Anonymous said...

'u r dumb' ye chalga

Chakoli said...

@anon

I agree "u r dumb"....

Ankur said...

ya.. i have read it before!!

but havent tried the thing yet!!!

Cheers!!!

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