A framework for creating a predictable & harmonious spacing system for faster design-dev handoff

Enabling design & development teams to use spacing deliberately for improved readability and consistency in product.

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The League of Moveable Type’s Top 10 Most Magical and Magnificent Microsites

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

Mission to Mercury: Designing a clean reading experience for web articles

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.

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mightyCrow/tipograf: Lightweight pure CSS typography base for your next project

tipograf is a Lightweight typography base. It is available in pure CSS or Less. Heavily inspired by Medium, it tries to enforce good vertical rhythm.

Kolla in projektet på GitHub: mightyCrow/tipograf: Lightweight pure CSS typography base for your next project

Google and Monotype launch Noto, an open-source typeface family for all the world’s languages | It’s Nice That

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.

Läs mer: It’s Nice That | Google and Monotype launch Noto, an open-source typeface family for all the world’s languages

Forms of Rockin’ Anssi Arte på KB – 14 sep 2016

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.

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”The idea of style and competing for the best style is the key to all forms of rockin’.” – Style Wars, 1983.

Fortsätt läsa Forms of Rockin’ Anssi Arte på KB – 14 sep 2016