Archive for the ‘Typography’ category

New Feature: Typekit support

January 5th, 2010
Snapshot of the Typekit Kit Editor

Snapshot of the Typekit Kit Editor

I just updated the site with 2 new fonts from Typekit: Chunk for the headers and Droid Serif for the body copy. You can also see which faces I’m using. Although it’s an experiment for now, the potential looks tremendous. After I read that the Harvard Business Publishing is using Typekit on their HBR website, hbr.org, I thought it would be worth a trial run. What are the benefits? How much does it cost?

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I Love Typography: The Rather Difficult Font Game

January 3rd, 2010

This is pretty nerdy, but I’m getting to really love typography — serif this, ascender that, kern this, forge that. It all sounds so… foreign. Oooohh. So, when I heard about I Love Typography‘s new little online game, cleverly titled “The Rather Difficult Font Game” I had to give it a go.

The Rather Difficult Font Game: screenshot

There’s even an iPhone version!

While spending time playing the game, I like to think I’m honing my typographic skills (such as they are!), but having a blast doing it. When my point counts get higher, I might post them here… Until then, you’ll have to keep guessing, just like I do in the game. 🙂