Great Resources Elsewhere: May 02 to May 09

Published May 9, 2008 by CSS Newbies.

Hypsometry. On tradition, harmony, pitch, the atonal, typography, Fibonacci, and coincidence.

Hypsometry. On tradition, harmony, pitch, the atonal, typography, Fibonacci, and coincidence.

This article may be a little headier than most of the things I link to, but Chris Boone has put together an interesting argument for the use of the traditional typesetting sequence of sizes on the web. He posits that a traditional set of useful web type sizes (10pt – 36pt) comprise a “harmony” regardless of the “frequency” — that is, it doesn’t matter if we’re talking points, pixels or ems, so long as the proportion between the type sizes remains the same. Chris also gives a few coding examples, to show how all of this theory can be put to good (and simple!) practice.

15 Great Examples of Web Typography | i love typography, the typography blog

15 Great Examples of Web Typography | i love typography, the typography blog

ilovetypography.com has a great roundup on 15 websites that make great use of CSS to create some fantastic typography for the web. Web typography is almost something of an oxy-moron these days, with so few typefaces from which to safely choose. And yet here are more than a dozen sites featuring beautiful, well thought out typography.

Free 27 Page Type Classification eBook | Just Creative Design

Free 27 Page Type Classification eBook | Just Creative Design

If all of this typographical mumbo-jumbo talk is flying right over your head, this new free e-book from Just Creative Design might be a good resource to check out. All you need to do is subscribe to JCD’s RSS feed, and you’ll be given a password to download his new e-book. The 27-page resource describes the 10 types of classification used to describe different typefaces in the graphic design world.

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