Tag: Typography

Cloud.typography — Using Shades

For just about ever I’ve always been unnerved using attr when writing CSS. I don’t know where the icky feeling came from but it’s completely unfounded as you can see by this killer usage illustration by Brandon Durham How cool is that?! /via @trentwalton

Posted: November 08, 2013

Little Details: Subpixel vs Greyscale Antialiasing

Little Details: Subpixel vs Greyscale Antialiasing « Cantina. I remember vividly the first time I ran through The Browser Gauntlet after getting my first Mac. I was astounded by the difference in type rendering on my test Windows machine and wished everyone was able to see better rendered type. Browsers have progressed even further and […]

Posted: May 25, 2012

Cross-browser kerning-pairs & ligatures

Cross-browser kerning-pairs & ligatures. This is honestly a thing of beauty. Supported currently by Safari, WebKit Nightlies, Chrom, and even Firefox by default, text-rendering:optimizeLegibility automagically handles kerning pairs and ligatures. How sweet is that?!

Posted: June 29, 2010

Typekit and Google Announce Open Source Collaboration

Typekit and Google Announce Open Source Collaboration « The Typekit Blog. I think this is great. Typekit is really making an impact with the service provided, and Google hopping on board is a really great thing for the both of them… and all of us. We’re happy to announce that we’ve teamed up with Google […]

Posted: May 19, 2010

Handcrafted CSS Book Review (Video Edition) and Giveaway

Dan Cederholm of SimpleBits recently published his latest book, Handcrafted CSS, which also includes a companion DVD starring Dan himself.

Posted: August 30, 2009

Will Page Zoom Prove Relative Units Less Useful?

With browser manufacturers beginning to default to page zoom, will relative units be phased out?

Posted: March 31, 2008

Web Standards Creativity Book Review

Web Standards Creativity is a great book put together by 10 of the most known Web designers and developers in the industry.

Posted: November 05, 2007

Current Events: Accessibility Importance and Downloadable Fonts

A recent legal settlement against Target legally requires the corporation to have an accessible website. This is great news! The latest nightly builds of WebKit now support the @font-face CSS rule; an interesting update to a very popular rendering engine.

Posted: October 08, 2007

Typography in Headings: sIFR? Image Replacement?

While sIFR has garnered quite a bit of attention and support, I have yet to see it implemented all that often. Is CSS based image replacement preferred?

Posted: May 28, 2007

The Principles of Beautiful Web Design Book Review

I think The Principles of Beautiful Web Design by Jason Beaird is a great book to read for those who wish to start off on the right foot when it comes to Web design. It’s also a good read for designers who would like to research improving their current methods by reading a book written by someone who has excelled in the medium.

Posted: April 30, 2007