My website used to be set primarily in two very different typefaces: Ingeborg and Premiéra. This is story of how I switched to a fantastic single variable font which provided the same practical and stylistic benefits, only better.
I had fun playing around with ChatGPT, but the implications of such a powerful tool are serious, good and bad.
Every now and then I’m asked to help out the CSS Working Group, especially when typography is involved. Invariably it’s also a chance to learn, not just about upcoming CSS, but also new methods of collaboration and group decision making.
During these 10 days of mourning following the death of the Queen, wherever you look – on websites, billboards and shop windows – we are presented with a badly typeset date range: 1926 – 2022. Here’s how to do it correctly.
Professional fonts can contain a lot characters you will never use, increasing file size uncessarily. These characters can be removed by subsetting a font. This post explains how to subset fonts from first principles on a Mac using fonttools.