Tag: Typography

Thinking with Type Book Review

Effectively working with type is a craft in and of itself. Having the ability to use typography to solidify a design is something I hold in high regard as an admirable talent. There is a rich history behind the art of type and Thinking with Type by Ellen Lupton goes to great lengths to describe much of that history.

Posted: April 16, 2007

Linux Font Equivalents to Popular Web Typefaces

Linux should not be ignored when thinking about typography on the Web. I’ve taken some time to compile a list of fonts that ship by default with Ubuntu with type that has come to be considered Web safe.

Posted: April 02, 2007

Admiration for Typography on the Web

It’s been said that Web design is 95% typography, and I can definitely agree with that. Many times a site design could be improved extensively with a quick change of a font-family. Keeping that in mind, how does one decide on a good looking font-family for their design? First and foremost, if you’re primarily a […]

Posted: January 01, 2007

Effective Style with em

Using relative font sizes for Web design can be a great benefit to both the developer and the reader. Read about using em for font size.

Posted: March 13, 2006