Posts Tagged ‘Web Fonts’

Sharp Sans

I’m adding Sharp Sans to my list of fonts I hope to find an opportunity to work with soon. A description from Village Type & Design: Sharp Sans injects some much needed humanism into the Futura model. With its… read more

OpenType on the Web

While preparing for my Ampersand Conference talk, I decided to learn more about how to use OpenType features on the web. I was delighted to find this online demo/sandbox built by the conference organizer himself, Richard Rutter: To… read more

The Newest New Typography

I love what Gerry Leonidas says in his Ampersand Conference talk (at about 29:30) about making better use of stuff like Markdown to create a more browser-centric set of tools. We use so many apps for slides, spreadsheets,… read more

8Faces #5

I can remember listening to Elliot Jay Stocks speak about all that went into getting 8Faces magazine up and running at Brooklyn Beta 2010. I’d bet that the dedication and courage he demonstrated in embarking on such a… read more


Fluid Type

Embracing the fluid & flexible aspect of responsive web design was an easy decision, but I’ve been less sure-footed when it comes to balancing that with setting type on the web. From a purely typographic perspective, one could argue… read more


Jiro, Sushi & Web Type

One of my favorite documentaries is Jiro Dreams of Sushi, which tells the story of 85 year-old sushi master, Jiro Ono, who has spent his life honing his craft at a 10-seat restaurant in a Japanese subway station. Jiro… read more