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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


Within this chapter we learned the free and paid services for better looking web-fonts, their pros and cons, how to implement them in detail, and each web font format and their implementation differences.

Despite this, you may want to remember that the Internet is crawling with web-font services to the point that almost every foundry has a specific one so to analyze every one of them with their requirements and features would take a hundred pages.

Since it's not what we're doing here, we had to limit ourselves – by time of existence, number, and precision of its features and variety of fonts.

Being the real pioneer – and at the same time, the best innovator in the field, our choice couldn't have been anything else other than Typekit – but remember there are a myriad of other services, like the one offered by or, and many, many more. There was even one from the Android Droid typeface makers – that sadly is not...