A Letter from the Editor Fonts In Use will catalog and examine real-world typography. Our effort begins with this blog, a prologue of things to come.
Such typographic faux pas are not as potentially dangerous as grammatical fuckups â€“ there’s little chance that using a period instead of an interpunct will obscure or confuse your meaning â€“Â but they are nevertheless wrong, at least for the time being.
Readability & legibility are both areas of interest in accessibility and typographic design, and many resources exist that attempt to define what constitutes well designed copy. In this post, we go over a few commonly overlooked and newer ways to implement more legible type on the web.
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Typographer, graphic designer and businessman Erik Spiekermann has created timeless, influential and, yes, Meta-physical work over the past three decades.
We commonly quote and reference the words of others. Language conventions, style guides and typographic distinction are used to subtly (and sometimes not so subtly) distinguish a quotation from the other semantic elements on the page. This article examines the typography of quotations.
THE DIGITIZATION OF THE FELL TYPES BEGAN IN 2000. Three books were used as source:
Web type is exploding all over the web but CSS currently doesn’t offer complete down-to-the-letter control. So we created a jQuery plugin to give you that control.
To start using Kern.JS, first deploy the easy-to-use Lettering.JS on your page. Once installed, come back here and drag the big blue icon to your bookmarks bar. Letters can be kerned by selecting and dragging them. For precision, try the arrow keys!
A typeface is not a font. A font is not a typeface. Itâ€™s been said before, but confusion still resigns supreme; even the Online Etymology Dictionary and the holders of the rights to Georgia get it wrong. So, at the risk of stating the obvious, but in the hope that someone might find this useful, Iâ€™m going to attempt a little disambiguation.
There has been an increasing and sincere interest in typography on the web over the last few years. Most websites rely on text to convey their messages, so itâ€™s not a surprise that text is treated with utmost care. In this article, weâ€™ll look at some useful techniques and clever effects that use the power of style sheets and some features of the upcoming CSS Text Level 3 specification, which should give Web designers finer control over text.