Head over heart.

Evaluate ITC Century and Linotype Centennial’s potential based on their contrasting forms.

how these types match up:

ITC Century

physique

Statuesque and lean (I carry my weight in my legs)

Linotype Centennial

physique

Long-limbed, inverted triangle

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ITC Century

Linotype Centennial

decorative curl
double-story
lowercase
large ball terminals
long, bracketed serifs
high-contrast
strokes
round dot,
high x-height
sloping tail
double-story lowercase,
long descenders
large ball terminals
bracketed serifs
high-contrast
strokes
round dot,
high x-height
reevaluate options

Whoopsie.

There’s no contrast here. ITC Century and Linotype Centennial’s vertical stances, thicks and thins, and large ball terminals make them practically indistinguishable.