I recently had a project that required some specific tuning to the tracking of the text – particularly with the headings and on display text. Browsers have come a long way […]
Santa Maria covers topics such as choosing the right typeface, pairing, and responsive design in an engaging and informative way. The book includes an in depth set of resources for […]
I’m reading Ian Wharton’s “Spark for the Fire” and some of it was feeling familiar. I thought I’d write about why I chose to design a typeface for my Master’s […]
Brief notes used as part of the draft for my report. Need to be expanded and explored further.
Brief notes on designing typefaces – why it’s important to design words and not letters.
Notes on my proposal feedback, planning based on the new schedule!
Bringhurst’s “the Elements of Typographic Style” is a hugely famous book in design circles. Full of information about how and why to organise and use your type, it is easy to see why it has become so popular.
Notes on Ellen Lupton’s Thinking With Type
It’s safe to say that most designers know that Comic Sans is a no-no except in extremely relevant circumstances (and according to this article, it works well for dyslexic children). […]
Returning a minute to this notion of a typeface having an emotion or feeling, Garfield also suggests that they can have a gender: