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When we built websites we usually started by defining the body text. The body text definition dictates how wide your main column is, the rest used to follow almost by itself. Used to. Until recently, screen resolution was more or less homogenous. Today we deal with a variation of screen sizes and resolutions. This makes things much more complicated.
In the heat of the relaunch I wrote a quick blog post on responsive typography, focussing solely on the aspect of our latest experiment: responsive typefaces. Without knowing the history of iA, you’d miss some key aspects to the responsive typography and design in our relaunched site. Instead of mashing up all our articles on the matter, I decided to start from scratch and explain responsive typography step by step. This is step one.
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Here is another presentation I gave at a company training session recently – this time on CSS Line-height (which is far more complex than it first appears). A simple, step-by-step presentation on CSS line-height covering how to apply various line-height values, as well as line-height and the inline box model. Hope you find it useful!
Have a blog? With small adjustments, you can noticeably improve its typography. Your readers will thank you for it.
This guide will help you understand the typographic foundations that will improve the readability of your articles.
Typography is the backbone of web design. Good typography will make your site easy to read, visually appealing and works in different user environments. Poor typography makes people look away.
One of the emerging challenges for web designers is creating web typography that works in the mobile environment as well. But it can be difficult, and there are many things to consider. The keys are to focus on readability, contrast, space and responsiveness.