Typography is an essential part of our lives; ıts meaning and sphere of influence expand with the development of technology, communication and perception styles. Typography is an art that includes technical and aesthetic arrangements regarding writing and its arrangement. Today, various experiments are carried out to capture diversity in typography, increase the typographic effect, surprise/impress/entertain the consumer, and these experiments serve as a guide for designers, academicians, students and interested parties working in the field of typography. This research examines the relationship between experimentation, design and play in the field of typography through examples selected within the scope of the study. Emphasizing that experimental designs made in the field of typography are similar to the concept of play, which is a form of creative action, it illuminates the subject through typographic examples inspired by plays or transformed into plays. The document review model, one of the qualitative research methods, was used in the research. As a result of the research, it was seen that the field of typography is a rich and potential field, and when the act of play and typography discipline are combined, creative, entertaining, educational plays and toys can emerge. It is thought that the typographic plays and toys examined within the scope of the research have a stimulating quality in terms of what can be produced in the field of typography and can be a source of inspiration for studies to be carried out in the field of typography.
Keywords: Typography, Experiment, Play, Design, Typographic toy