Mike is an educator, freelance writer, and self-taught PC user who maintains a Windows resource site at ToeJumper. His hobbies include basketball, politics, and spoiling his cats.

Michael's articles

  1. 8 Definitive Web Font Stacks Article

    How Similar is Similar? Klein has noted that grouping fonts according to their aesthetics (type and angle of stroke, proportions, “looks like Georgia,” “looks like Arial“) may be unhelpful in some instances. Even similar typefaces often have distinct differences; for example, he notes that Garamond is a different typeface family from the ITC Garamond family, […]

  2. 8 Definitive Web Font Stacks Article

    A more traditional Garamond-based serif stack: font-family: “Palatino Linotype”, Palatino, Palladio, “URW Palladio L”, “Book Antiqua”, Baskerville, “Bookman Old Style”, “Bitstream Charter”, “Nimbus Roman No9 L”, Garamond, “Apple Garamond”, “ITC Garamond Narrow”, “New Century Schoolbook”, “Century Schoolbook”, “Century Schoolbook L”, Georgia, serif; The Helvetica/Arial-based sans serif stack: font-family: Frutiger, “Frutiger Linotype”, Univers, Calibri, “Gill Sans”, […]

  3. 8 Definitive Web Font Stacks Article

    In this article, Michael introduces the idea of using font stacks to expand the number of typefaces you can use in your web designs. Try out these structured collections of fonts, and give more of your users a richer typographic experience today!