No Errors from Tall Men

I recently learned about Tall Man lettering.


Not to be confused with Mad Men


I had been annoyed by the ugliness (the typography snob inside) of drug names like acetAZOLAMIDE instead of acetazolamide. Now I know why the words benefit from being homely.

  • Aiming for patient safety.
  • Helps distinguish drugs that otherwise have similar-looking names.
    • acetAMINPHEN
    • acetAZOLAMIDE Man Lettering of Drugs