What's Your Type?

The e-mail font you choose says a lot about you.
Magazine Contributor
1 min read

This story appears in the November 2001 issue of . Subscribe »


What's your type
Is e-mail impersonal? Not if you believe "The Psychology of Fonts." The study, commissioned by Lexmark Printers, found that the font you choose for e-mail not only reveals your personality, but also influences peoples' perceptions of you. The study also found that men were drawn to rectilinear fonts, while women preferred curvy fonts with prominent tails. Here's what your font is saying:

More from Entrepreneur

Are paying too much for business insurance? Do you have critical gaps in your coverage? Trust Entrepreneur to help you find out.
Get Your Quote Now

One-on-one online sessions with our experts can help you start a business, grow your business, build your brand, fundraise and more.
Book Your Session

Whether you are launching or growing a business, we have all the business tools you need to take your business to the next level, in one place.
Enroll Now

Latest on Entrepreneur

My Queue

There are no Videos in your queue.

Click on the Add to next to any video to save to your queue.

There are no Articles in your queue.

Click on the Add to next to any article to save to your queue.

There are no Podcasts in your queue.

Click on the Add to next to any podcast episode to save to your queue.

You're not following any authors.

Click the Follow button on any author page to keep up with the latest content from your favorite authors.

It Started As a Joke and Turned Into a Startup That Raised $1 Million in Funding