Typography is impossible – Medium Engineering

The practical guide to why laying out type never quite does what you want

You’re a front-end engineer, building boxes and putting text inside them. A lot of websites, and a lot of native apps, are basically that — text flowing into boxes. It’s a testament to typography that hundreds of years since Gutenberg, letters and boxes keep reinventing themselves and finding new jobs to do, in materials and technologies that were once future’s future.

Bra läsning om typsättning för webb: Typography is impossible – Medium Engineering

The Weekly Typographic

Our very first episode ever, we start off with an exciting handful of neat stuff we found this week for our Weekly Typographic newsletter — IBM’s first open-source font, a big upgrade to WhatTheFont, and type-picking tips from Michael Beirut. Not to mention a couple really exciting League announcements we’re psyched to tease.

Intros & Big Announcements + IBM, WhatTheFont, & Michael Beirut 👋

Lyssna här (på engelska): The Weekly Typographic

Bedow — Podcast: Grafisk Design

Welcome to the podcast GRAFISK DESIGN. Since the interviews are in Swedish we are going över till svenska på den här delen av vår hemsida för en stund. I den här podcasten träffar PERNICLAS BEDOW en skara utövare i den svenska designbranschen som förhoppningsvis ger en bra bild av vad vi sysslar med om dagarna. Hoppas att du gillar!

Spännande lyssning om grafisk form: Bedow — Podcast: Grafisk Design

Directed by John Carpenter | Fonts in Use

Long before you see the dogs transmuted into vicious, physically indeterminate fiends, or Kurt Russell’s monocular anti-hero, named “Snake,” surfing in the submerged city grid of a future dystopian Los Angeles, the essence of most any John Carpenter film is evident in its opening moments, even before his name is seen keystoned atop some spare and ominous title. First there are the antecedent notes of one of his minimalist synthesizer scores (educated as a musician, Carpenter composed the scores to sixteen of his films) which are soon followed by the title credits set in Albertus.

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Web Typography: Designing Tables to be Read, Not Looked At | A List A Part

In this excerpt from Web Typography, Richard Rutter explains how to improve the readability of your data tables.

Intressant, lärorikt och hjälpsamt för webbtypografen: Web Typography: Designing Tables to be Read, Not Looked At