With a focus on renewable resources and recycling, we’re leaving the planet in better shape with this week’s Sites We Like.
Gothic Open Shaded makes for powerful opening text on the landing page at recyclingis.sexy. Made by the Wood Type Revival team, Gothic Open Shaded originated as a 19th-century woodtype; its original designers probably couldn’t have imagined that change-on-hover effect. Nimbus Sans is used for the headers throughout, and JAF Lapture appears further down on the page in subheads.
A Ban Against Neglect
A Ban Against Neglect is a non-profit that empowers young women in Ghana through the sale of handmade products made …Read post
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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
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