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Monday: April 5, 2010

Eight rules for creating effective typography that you should probably know about.Eight rules for creating effective typography that you should probably know about.

This is a great read for any designer (be it web or print) who might be looking to beef up their current typography skills a little bit. Some items you'll learn about include kerning,  font communication and what they mean in regards to effective use of typography.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Design @ 7:00 AM | Tags (6) | typography | design | type | typefaces | rules | designshack |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 22 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: December 30, 2009

Fifty useful design tools for beautiful web typography.Fifty useful design tools for beautiful web typography.

Another quality post from Smashing Magazine covering everything you could possibly need to know about how to make decent looking web typography. Post features a number of great online utilities you can use as well as some handy techniques. Happy fonting.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Design @ 6:33 AM | Tags (9) | design | web | smashing | typography | beautiful | type | text | interwebs | development |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 15 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: October 27, 2009

The essential characteristics of modern CSS layouts.The essential characteristics of modern CSS layouts.

Another quality post from the folks at Smashing Magazine that covers said characteristics ranging from progressive enhancements to rich typography.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Design @ 7:58 AM | Tags (9) | css | standards | modern | smashing | layouts | design | typography | enhancements | modular |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 13 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: October 16, 2009

Seven key principles that happen to make a web design look good.Seven key principles that happen to make a web design look good.

...anyone should be able to create a visually pleasing design and take one step closer to fame. Okay, it’s not that simple, and talent and experience do matter, but anyone can turn their home page into something prettier within mere minutes.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Design @ 7:50 AM | Tags (9) | design | grid | key | noupe | planning | principles | symmetry | typography | visual |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 27 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: July 6, 2009

The hazy future of web typography.The hazy future of web typography.

An interesting read regarding web typography standards and the challenges within.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Programming @ 4:00 PM | Tags (7) | ars | development | fonts | programming | standards | typography | web |  | Discuss (2) |  | facebook | twitter | 17 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: June 19, 2009

Twenty-five excellent typography tools for the serious designer.Twenty-five excellent typography tools for the serious designer.

As opposed to twenty-five horrible tools for the silly designer. There isn't a list for that one yet.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Design @ 8:40 AM | Tags (4) | fonts | design | designer | typography |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 24 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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