Butterick’s Typography Book is a Thing of Beauty

I’m going through Butterick’s Typography Book again, and I’m noticing a feeling that’s similar to admiring a perfect workspace, or even doing amateur astronomy. It’s about an effort towards perfection, with keen focus on the experience of all involved. I think it’s an Apple thing as well, now that I think about it. The typography […]

A Typography Example

I wrote recently about re-evaluating the font I use here on the site, as well as some other design elements. Well let me show you what it looks like when you know what you’re doing. This guy, Rod Graves, has it down. Simplicity is the key to many things, including a clean, sophisticated feeling web […]

Typography Check

So I’ve been doing a little work with my typography. I’ve changed my font-size and line-height to em measurements, and I’ve increased their sizes as well. How does this look? The idea is to be more readable without getting so large as to appear childish. Any thoughts would be appreciated.

New Font Size and Design Plans

So I’m getting ready to do some major reworking of my design. The guiding force will be the 100% Easy to Read Standard. The first bit of this I did just now by making the default font 13px instead of 12px. Let me know what you guys think. Here’s a quote I like from the […]

Web Design: The Most Important Usability Change You Haven’t Made Yet

< p style=”text-align: center”> 15all.files I have a new design philosophy. It’s called 100% Easy to Read. Here are the highlights: Don’t tell us to adjust the font size Don’t tell us busy pages look better Don’t tell us scrolling is bad Don’t tell us text isn’t important (95% of “web design” is typography) Don’t […]