Pick of The Week
Rhythm in Web Typography
A song with bad rhythm is impossible to listen to.
Rhythm in typography is just like rhythm in music. It can either flow like a masterpiece symphony, or it can be a disjointed flimsy song by a one-man band wannabe.
The Best of The Rest
Your Body Text Is Too Small
Why are we still using a default that's over 20 years old?
Sure, maybe it's tried and tested, but with screens getting bigger and higher-definition, it almost seems silly to not make the text bigger too.
Ratio: A New Interface for Working with Type on the Web
Discovery instead of pixel pushing.
Capture the intent and relationships of a design in addition to mere properties and values, allowing you to design your type dynamically with scale factors and contrast.
No Good, Very Bad UX Writing Mistakes
Imagine how hard to use a product with no writing would be?!
The only thing almost as terrible as no words is really bad UX writing. It doesn't just leave the user clueless but can confuse them even more.
The Typographic Ticket Book lets you write up design crimes
Ever wanted to write people up for their design crimes?
Well now you can! Type designers at Hoefler & Co. created this novelty gift item as a send-up of type abusers and snobby designers alike.
One More Thing
Walkify - Explore Hikes and Walks Across the World
Explore hikes and walks across the world.
A bit off the type and text theme is a new little product from one of our very own here at Inktrap. If you like walking, go check it out and give him some support!