Tag Archives: typography

WordPress Themes Typography Options

Providing Typography Options in Your WordPress Themes

Most of the premium themes and many free ones come with typography options these days. This means that the end user is allowed to customize their theme by picking a different font in their theme options. Not only does this give more freedom to the end user, but if done correctly, it gives freedom to … Permalink


Font face and Web Fonts

How to Use Web Fonts and the @font-face CSS Method

The days of web safe fonts are about to end thanks to all the great attempts of designers, developers and industry leaders around the world.  The good thing in digital production industry is the community of people who are always pushing the boundaries to their limits. Then when it becomes a new standard  or convention … Permalink


Wordmark

Wordmark.it: A Typography Webapp

Choosing a typeface, either for a web page or a brand identity, requires a long and sometimes frustrating process for a designer. Most software works with the same principle when it comes to the font selection: A drop-down menu filled with the fonts installed, on minimum font-size. There’s no quick preview chance, you select the … Permalink


GridSystems

An Introduction to Grid Systems

We’ve noticed that WordPress themes and frameworks are being promoted for their grid-based layouts and the awareness and value for grid systems amongst designers and developers has rapidly grown in the last few years. You only have to search the term ‘grid’ and there are literally 100′s if not 1000′s of articles, tutorials and books … Permalink


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Google Web Fonts Version 2 Launched!

Talk about timing, just a day after our post about Google Web Fonts, Google quietly rolled out Google Web Fonts v2. We’d been wondering why it’d been so quiet on the Google Web Fonts front after their preview of version 2 at the Google IO session 2011.  So it was good to see they answered … Permalink


UsingCustomFonts

Using Custom Fonts on Web: Google Web Fonts

The concept of web typography has taken a revolutionary turn in the past year and about time too. For designers it was quite a frustrating experience when it came to typography in web design – and I remember my dismay a few years ago when I was taking a web design course at art school … Permalink