As the makers of Paper for iPad, FiftyThree does some great work that has always impressed me — so I was pretty excited to work with them when they asked for some help cleaning up the type styles on their marketing website.
As is the case in many projects, as the FiftyThree site grew, the type styles grew along with it. As they added pages for new products, the styles weren’t as reusable as the team would have liked. Instead of using mixins or a modular set of styles, each page’s type styles were written directly to fit the design, causing a lot of property …Read post
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This November, a few of us from the Typekit team will be making conference appearances from California to Germany and Portugal.
(There are tickets available for all of these events at the time of posting.)
3-5 November 2014 | Santa Clara, California, USA
In his talk “Developing & Deploying The World’s First Open Source Pan-CJK Typeface Family,” Ken Lunde will delve into the development of Source Han Sans and Noto Sans CJK.
8 November 2014 | Munich, Germany
Sports fans, your week has arrived. From the club football fan community to sports media marketers, this week’s Sites We Like are all about the love of the game.
A hub for football fans all over the world, Fans Corner goes all in with Museo Slab for its website typography. The slab serif works beautifully in big display size — that “C” really shows off its character nicely — and also scales down neatly for body text.
We don’t often see the art-deco-inspired Le Havre used as the sole typeface across an entire website, but by mixing up the weights creatively, …Read post