This week I continue and finish the second part of my “Setting standards-friendly web type” talk, having gone through getting custom type on the web (part 1, episode 1) to looking at setting that type all pretty by addressing size, measure, styles, weights, tracking, leading, and so forth.
Download this Episode
You can download this episode as a standalone MP4 file:
- DesignFestival Podcast #7: Setting Standards-Friendly Web Type (MP4, 38:53, 51 MB)
- Brief recap of part one
- Font styles, weights, tracking
- Sizing type
- Considerations to be made when mixing typefaces
- Getting the right glyphs for the right characters
- Marking paragraphs
- Hanging punctuation
- Text as UI
Coming shortly — stay tuned.