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Sign up for the newsletterI send out a brief newsletter bringing you web typography tips (both design and technical) and occasional news about developments in web type (like browser support and news from the W3C), and my upcoming talks, podcasts, and workshops. I’m including the tips here as an archive, but if you want it in your inbox along with the news and whatnot, learn more and see the archive on the Newsletter page, or  you can sign up directly here.

Metropolitain sign in Paris

Learning typography: introduction & resources

Tuesday, 8 October, 2019

Type is the voice of our words—and typography sets the tone

I get asked every so often about where to start learning the basics of typography: what it is, how it works, terminology, and so on. I wrote a bit...

The ATypI stage

ATypI Tokyo: In-Variably interesting

Monday, 9 September, 2019

There’s no way to adequately sum up what a magical week this has been. A combination of a completely new place and cultural experience, reuniting with a community of friends I only see once or twice a year, and dozens...

Content on big and little screens

Digging in to dynamic typography

Thursday, 8 August, 2019

The core idea of responsive typography is that the main elements of typographic structure and hierarchy should scale based on viewport size. Small screens can have more subtle size or weight distinctions and still convey hierarchy. Reading comfort is best...

FF Meta font stats

A bit of fun with FF Meta

Tuesday, 30 July, 2019

This week I decided to do something a little different. I’ve had these variable fonts from Monotype for a few weeks now and wanted to do some experiments with them to show them off a bit. So I’ve created something...

Examples of ligatures in a 16th century book

OpenType part 2: A leg up on ligatures

Tuesday, 25 June, 2019

Continuing on from last week’s introduction to OpenType features, this issue we’re going to take a look at ligatures. A ligature can be described as when two or more individual letterforms or symbols are combined to form a single glyph....

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