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Practical Responsive Typography

By : Dario Calonaci
Book Image

Practical Responsive Typography

By: Dario Calonaci

Overview of this book

Typography is an essential part of any website’s design. It can help you stand out from the crowd, communicate with clarity, and cultivate a distinctive identity. Practical Responsive Typography demonstrates how to use typography to greatest effect. With this book you won't underestimate it's importance - you'll be in complete control over this crucial component of web design. From scaling and optimizing screen spaces to using a range of different web fonts, you'll quickly get up to speed with the practical considerations behind successful typography. But more than the fundamentals, you'll also find out how to go further by customizing typography designs to suit your identity.
Table of Contents (17 chapters)
Practical Responsive Typography
About the Author
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Example and exercise!

Now for a little fun (only studying without practicing is something that makes anyone mad, as a sometime teacher and all-time student I know that very well – hey, don't judge me wrong, you really never stop to learn!), it's time to see if those rules are used in the real world, ready or not, here we go!

Let's go through the practice exercise:

  • Let's find a text that we like so that it will be easier for everyone involved if we know it, to divide it into the required three level faster.

  • The text that we'll choose is going to be different from each reader, so whatever level you see or want to apply is ok. We're going to need them to visually differentiate things.

  • I hereby choose one of my favourite poems of all time – or better, part of it, since it's really long: Nothing but Death by Pablo Neruda

    Pablo Neruda, Nothing but Death – 1926

    There are cemeteries that are lonely,

    graves full of bones that do not make a sound,

    the heart moving through a tunnel,

    in it darkness, darkness...