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Color Fonts - Get ready for the revolution!
article about current of colour fonts and svg opentype (June 2019)
webdesign  web  design  graphic  type  typography  font  colour  color  svg  opentype 
3 days ago by piperh
The State of Fluid Web Typography | Better Web Type
there's a bit in here that says sizing type in px limits accessibility - which is contrary to what other articles about font units say. The techniques described here seem like an awful lot of faff and coding for limited improvement. Author concludes (june2019) 'fluid typography' isn't yet ready, better stick with 'responsive'
webdesign  web  design  fluid  typography  type  font  scale  responsive  adaptive  size  css 
13 days ago by piperh
The Font Detectives | JSTOR Daily
about FontLab ceo Thomas Phinney who has sideline as font detective for lawyers, detecting fraud, collecting font evidence about docs as evidence
typography  fonts  detective  law  evidence  history 
4 weeks ago by piperh
MVB Fonts: Home
Mark Van Bronkhorst fonts. MVB Sirenne used in Judith Schalansky's 'Atlas of Remote Islands'
foundry  fonts  type  typography  graphic  design  book  schalansky  judith  mark  van  bronkhorst 
6 weeks ago by piperh
All you need to know about hyphenation in CSS | Clagnut by Richard Rutter
current state of hyphenation possibilities in browsers (March 2019). Thorough, proper typographers explanation
webdesign  web  design  css  hyphenation  typography  hyphen  hyphenate 
12 weeks ago by piperh
National Park Typeface
a webfont that imitates effect of using router on wood - ie, rounded ends. Free to download
webdesign  web  design  font  rounded  router  national  park  webfont  type  typography  graphic 
february 2019 by piperh
Discover Unique - Save time and make smarter font choices!
as far as I can tell this tool generates variations (distortions of existing fonts, and they call them unique fonts
webdesign  web  design  graphic  font  typography  generator 
january 2019 by piperh
Somos tipos de letra | Babelia | EL PAÍS
article from Babelia 5.1.19: 'Somos tipos de letra'. Some nice image samples, too.
typography  graphic  design  type  elpaís  newspaper  spain  babelia  momento  tipográfico 
january 2019 by piperh
The Complete CSS Demo for OpenType Features - OpenType Features in CSS
This project is a comprehensive CSS font-feature-settings demo for OpenType features, a refined version of Syntax for OpenType features in CSS by Adobe.
Examples show why font features are horrible in the wrong hands
webdesign  web  design  opentype  font  feature  ligature  special  character  css  typography 
september 2018 by piperh
Web Typography Resources for Web Designers and Web Developers | Better Web Type
they say: 'A growing list of web typography related apps, tools, plugins and other resources for web designers and web developers.'
webdesign  web  design  type  typography  font  resources  tools  apps  plugins 
august 2018 by piperh
A Reference Guide For Typography In Mobile Web Design — Smashing Magazine
in-depth article on typography for mobile. Some stuff obvious or common sense but some useful references and advice.
webdesign  web  design  mobile  responsive  type  typography  font  android  apple  default 
june 2018 by piperh
Where Lines Break is Complicated. Here's all the Related CSS and HTML. | CSS-Tricks
css/html long word break solutions, eg overflow-wrap: break-word and
word-break: break-all
I still see <wbr> as the best although it requires you to insert manually - not poss if using a cms
webdesign  web  design  line-break  typography  css  word  break  long  url  text 
may 2018 by piperh
Type Network
An alliance of independent type designers. I only checked one set of prices and it was very expensive.
webdesign  web  design  graphic  type  typeface  fonts  foundry  designer  typography  network  alliance 
may 2018 by piperh
Fontanello – because you have a weak spot for fonts
extension for Firefox and Chrome that will show you font and applied styles
webdesign  web  design  font  type  typography  face  typeface  display  style  name  browser  extension  tool 
march 2018 by piperh
Rosetta
Rosetta digital font foundry
web  graphic  design  fonts  foundry  typography  type 
january 2018 by piperh
Production Type
Paris type design studio. They designed Spectral for Google fonts
foundry  design  designers  type  typeface  typography  fonts 
december 2017 by piperh
Spectral - Google Fonts
A font designed for screen (by 'Production Type' in Paris). Very chiseled serif. Looks interesting at text size but somewhat clunky/chunky at display. Lots of weights.
font  spectral  google  googlefont  type  typography  serif  face  typeface  free 
december 2017 by piperh
WhatTheFont! « MyFonts
myfonts online tool to identify a font
what  the  font  whatthefont  identify  tool  typography  type  design  database 
november 2017 by piperh
T.26 Digital Type Foundry
t26, designers and sellers of fonts
font  fonts  foundry  designer  design  type  typography  t26 
october 2017 by piperh
HvD Fonts
fonts designed by Hannes von Döhren
font  foundry  designer  fonts  type  typography  publisher  design 
october 2017 by piperh
Viewport Unit Based Typography | Zell Liew
article exploring viewport units for type size.
webdesign  web  design  css  viewport  vw  vh  size  type  typography  font-size  font 
march 2017 by piperh
WhatFont - Chrome Web Store
chrome extension to show font in use in a web page
webdesign  web  design  font  browser  extension  chrome  find  type  typography 
january 2017 by piperh
Get the Balance Right: Responsive Display Text ◆ 24 ways
a technique for setting display font sizes by using combination of vmin and rem
webdesign  web  design  type  typography  font  head  heading  headline  vmin  vh  vw  rem  hybrid  size  css  display  responsive 
december 2016 by piperh
The 22 best free cursive fonts | Creative Bloq
list of free script fonts available for download. some nice work
graphic  design  typography  type  font  script  cursive  free 
october 2016 by piperh
font-display for the Masses | CSS-Tricks
article about new css feature "font-display", conceived to deal with FOIC. But also has incidental handy explanation of js "Font Face Observer" and link to stuff about "Font Loading API"
webdesign  web  design  css  font  @font-face  font-display  code  coding  typography  webfont  performance  foic  fouc  load  loading  browser  face 
august 2016 by piperh
A Comprehensive Guide to Font Loading Strategies—zachleat.com
thorough article describing different strategies for using web fonts, depending what you think the site situation is
webdesign  web  design  webfont  font  load  speed  performance  @font-face  typography  display  fout  foit 
july 2016 by piperh
Font Hacking | HeydonWorks
Modifying a font using a vector prog, and subsetting. If you use the technique be sure to look at comments, esp re kerning and hinting and default font fallback sizes on diff OSs
webdesign  web  design  webfont  type  typography  character  modify  hack  vector  svg  inkscape  subset  subsetting 
july 2016 by piperh
Free Online Font Converter
online tool to convert font formats: .tt .otf .ps
webdesign  web  design  graphic  font  typography  format  convert  converter  tool  online 
july 2016 by piperh
Fonts In Use – Type at work in the real world.
They say: An independent archive of typography. Menus categorised by 'Industries', 'Formats' (media type), 'Typeface'
web  graphic  design  font  typography  inspiration  usage  examples  type  typeface  archive 
june 2016 by piperh
Typography Handbook
They say: "A concise, referential guide on best web typographic practices". Has diff subject heads with a paragraph or two for each. Lots of it is elementary but contains good resource links.
webdesign  web  design  typography  reference  resource  usage  webfont  @font-face  loading  fout 
june 2016 by piperh
google webfonts helper
online resource that makes a package and provides code you need to self-host google webfonts. Author also mentions that they're hosted on Heroku, so I'm not 100% clear what the arrangement is
webdesign  web  design  font  webfont  typeface  @fontface  google  hosting  self-host  host  typography 
may 2016 by piperh
Truly Fluid Typography With vh And vw Units – Smashing Magazine
technique to achieve responsive fluid type size using css vw, vh and calc. Looks excessive to me and can't really see why you'd want to do it - but, who am I to know?
webdesign  web  design  typography  fluid  responsive  css  font  type  size  vw  vh  width  screen 
may 2016 by piperh
Ditchling Museum of Art + Craft -
edward johnston and eric gill lived in ditchling. Art & Crafts museum
edward  johnston  eric  gill  type  typography  transport  underground  london  sussex  museum  ditchling  south  england  visit  travel 
april 2016 by piperh
CSS Typography: Kerning, Ligatures, Swashes & Small-Caps | Viget
article about saving webfonts with open type features so you can use ligatures and fancy characters
typography  fonts  css  type  character  glyph  opentype  otf  ligature  swash  format  woff 
march 2016 by piperh
Responsive Typographic Headlines with CSS & JavaScript | NOUPE
roundup of techniques for dealing with large headlines in responsive design, where you want to control line breaks and size.
webdesign  web  design  howto  responsive  typography  type  css  js  javascript  plugin  slabtext  fittext  bigtext  code  coding  headline  large 
march 2016 by piperh
Printing Museums - AAPA
has a list of printing museums in the world. Note there's one in Madrid that I've never visited
printing  history  typography  type  press  museum  gallery 
march 2016 by piperh
FontReach
FontReach scans the top million sites to show font usage across the web
webdesign  web  design  typography  fonts  type  webfonts 
november 2015 by piperh
The League of Moveable Type
a collection of open source @font-face fonts free to use
webdesign  web  design  fonts  type  typography  typeface  @font-face  free  opensource 
november 2015 by piperh
FontCDN: A search tool for Google web fonts
quick showing of code to use google webfonts. Not sure what else this site os for
webdesign  web  design  font  webfont  typography  type  google  free  code  link 
november 2015 by piperh
CSS Properties to Control Web Typography
good article on css controls specific to type. e.g. reminded about white-space:pre; and others that I'd never heard of.
webdesign  web  design  css  howto  reference  tips  html  typography  type  control 
september 2015 by piperh
Clear Sans | 01.org
nice sans designed for Intel. Slightly narrow. Good for UI design. Capital I has slab serifs.
webdesign  web  graphic  design  font  typography  type  typeface 
june 2015 by piperh
fontfamily.io
online tool, shows compatibility of local installed fonts (and default fonts) for various platforms and versions
typography  fonts  font  webdesign  web  design  compatibility  local  default  installed  os  mac  pc 
october 2014 by piperh
IcoMoon App - Icon Font & SVG Generator
allows you to generate icon fonts with only your selected icons - ie, custom, small file, no unused guff. Also remember fontello.com
webdesign  web  design  font  webfont  icon  iconfont  typeface  generator  webdev  svg  typography  @font-face  vector 
september 2014 by piperh
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