Bethany Heck is the Executive Design Director of Audience Engagement, Video & Data at Vox Media, as well as the designer behind the beautifully designed Eephus League baseball scorebooks. In this interview she talks about her latest project, The Font Review Journal which aims at helping designers make better font choices.
Syncope is a WYSIWYG tool that helps web designers and developers chose the optimal vertical rhythm of the typography for their web pages. Basically, it’s a set of tools which adjust the rhythm and output the styles in a preferred, production–friendly format. It is also a lot of fun to play with! In fact, if […]
The Equilateral Triangle of a Perfect Paragraph is a theory developed by Matej Latin in the Better Web Type course about web typography for web designers and web developers. Too many of them still set line-height, font size and line width as independent features when in fact they should all be considered together. The equilateral […]
When starting new projects, a CSS builder’s initial concerns tend to involve typography. Setting a typographic foundation with the right mixture of ingredients can form something solid enough to support many other building blocks of design. It’s an approach that makes structural sense. Proportions are a key ingredient to the mixture.
Typography plays a huge part in the way brands are perceived, and how successful brands become with consumers. A wise choice of type can make a logo more memorable, more aspirational, more trustworthy and more exciting. Minimal typographic logos are simple to achieve, and can often have more impact than a symbolic logo design.
Hi, Internet. It’s really great to see you getting into typography. 30 years ago, word processors and font menus made typesetters out of anyone writing a paper. Today, webfonts are making typographers of anyone building a webpage. This is a good thing. We welcome you to the club with open brackets! Now for some tough […]