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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
About the Reviewer

Font Squirrel and its generator

Now that you have learned how to write your rules by hand, what each property means, and how to locally call for custom fonts it's time to discover one of the more powerful, related websites on the Internet – that will help you with all of the above.

Font Squirrel is a website that provides free fonts for commercial use, getting them from every corner and every type-house on the Internet. (Despite that introduction, I advise you to actually read each font license when you download them from the site, cause their use and allowance may vary.)

Understanding the website and navigating it for desktop purposes is a breeze – and frankly, that's not why we're here talking about it.

We're here to talk about the Web and how Font Squirrel can help us with it – and it's easily explained.

You got one desktop font you love – and you're sure its license allows you to use it online? Great, go on and write your CSS, it's easy and fun.

But what if your loved font only came in .otf...