Enabling design & development teams to use spacing deliberately for improved readability and consistency in product.
It’s about time we give attention to an incredible (and often overlooked) phenomena in the typography and design world.
For those that aren’t familiar, microsites are basically digital adaptations of type specimens. For those that aren’t familiar with type specimens (don’t be embarrassed, we’re all learning here), type specs have been used to advertise and promote typeface designs since the early days of metal type. Microsites exist for the same purpose, carry a similar spirit, yet are fairly unknown to those outside of the really nerdy type-isphere. Which sucks.
Läs och utforska minisiterna här: The League of Moveable Type’s Top 10 Most Magical and Magnificent Microsites
Typography is probably one of the most important elements of design on the web.
Måste läsas: Steve Schoger
It’s not every day you get to redesign a product used by hundreds of thousands of people, virtually overnight. But that’s what happened when we launched Mercury Reader, a Google Chrome plugin for formatting articles into a clean reader view.
Kolla in projektet på GitHub: mightyCrow/tipograf: Lightweight pure CSS typography base for your next project
Google and Monotype have launched Noto, an open-source typeface family that encompasses every written language in the world, living and dead. It is one of the largest typographic projects ever undertaken and the result of five years collaborative work.
It’s 2016, Rich Fink reminds us. Webfonts have blossomed. Surely no one would argue for a return to system fonts, right? Wrong.
Läs mer här: Webfonts on the Prairie
En föreläsning med Anssi Arte, grafisk designer och graffiti-entusiast som pratar om sin bok Forms of Rockin’, ursprungligen ett examensprojekt från Aalto University of Arts, Design and Architecture i Helsingfors, 2015.
”The idea of style and competing for the best style is the key to all forms of rockin’.” – Style Wars, 1983.