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The Billionaire’s Typewriter
“In truth, Medium’s main prod­uct is not a pub­lish­ing plat­form, but the pro­mo­tion of a pub­lish­ing plat­form. This pro­mo­tion brings read­ers and writ­ers onto the site. This, in turn, gen­er­ates the us­age data that’s valu­able to ad­ver­tis­ers. Boiled down, Medium is sim­ply mar­ket­ing in the ser­vice of more mar­ket­ing. It is not a “place for ideas.” It is a place for ad­ver­tis­ers. It is, there­fore, ut­terly superfluous.” By Matthew Butterick on Practical Typography
typography  writing  medium  advertising  corporatesurveillance  convenience  indie  indieroundup  27mar2015 
march 2015 by laurakalbag
Web Design is 95% Typography
95% of the information on the web is written language. It is only logical to say that a web designer should get good training in the main discipline of shaping written information, in other words: Typography.
typography  text  a11y  accessibility 
february 2015 by laurakalbag
Typekit Practice
a fantastic resource for learning about typography
design  typography  practice  theory  designtheory  learn-design 
april 2014 by laurakalbag
How people read
a great typography resource (via @matthamm)
learn-design  typography  reading 
january 2014 by laurakalbag
Best New Web Fonts of 2013
A detailed rundown of some great new web fonts by @designbyjake on the @typecastapp blog
typography  webfonts  fonts  learn-design 
january 2014 by laurakalbag
Traffic Snack - Fonts In Use
study of the use of Sable and it's clever variations (via @sidebarIO)
typography  branding  learn-design 
january 2013 by laurakalbag
Type Twins
a promising little typography pairing resource from @_dte
learn-design  typography  pairs  typekit 
january 2013 by laurakalbag

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