A Variable Fonts Primer

Variabelfonter har länge varit på väg på webben. De blir nu alltmer använda. Med en enda liten fil kan du nu få alla typsnittets vikter där du tidigare behövde megabytes med fontfiler. Och därtill kunna animera texterna om du så önskar.
Undrar du fortfarande hur man ska använda dom finns här nu en heltäckande instruktion.
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Typefaces can be conservative or liberal. But there’s a lot more to it

Yes typefaces have political leanings

recent study by Virginia Tech professors Katherine Haenschen and Daniel J. Tamul indicate that people make assumptions about candidates based on the typefaces they use. The study asked 987 people to rate varying typefaces as conservative or liberal in a series of two experiments and found that people do “perceive typefaces, type families, and typestyles to have ideological qualities.”

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Shake – The Typeface with Parkinson’s

Parkinson font example

Typsnitt för att öka kännedom om Parkinsons sjukdom. Donera en peng och ladda ner eller var med och hjälp till med att skicka in prover på din egen eller någon närståendes handstil.

“10 million people worldwide are living with Parkinson’s Disease. The cause is unknown and it has no cure. But early diagnosis and treatment can slow the decline in quality of life.

One of the first signs of the disease is a change in handwriting.

To raise awareness and fund research, we created Shake, a typeface made from the real handwriting of a person living with Parkinson’s Disease. All proceeds go to finding a cure.”

Källa: Shake – The Typeface with Parkinson’s