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Overshoot

Take a look at the image of a square next to a circle. When the circle is mathematically the same height as the square it appears to be too small… to counteract that the height needs to be increased slightly so it looks correct to the human eye. This height increase is called ‘Overshoot’.

see great blog by type designer Tobias Frere-Jones that explains Type Mechanics

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