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 […]
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.
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.
Comic Sans is a font with a well known stigma, and yet it gets used everywhere – sometimes even by professional designers.
As part of my project, and out of my own curiosity, I’ve decided to document Comic Sans.
Drawar were looking for challenge themes (one for every day of December). My curiosity about Comic Sans overriding all else at the moment led me to suggest none other than Comic Sans. Scrivs took this idea and created a brief.
My Fonts sent out an email newsletter containing an interesting interview with Jonathan Barnbrook. I’ve picked out a few bits which are useful to my thinking.
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: