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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
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Chapter 4. Modern Scale

Within this chapter you're going to learn how to practically balance your text with well proportioned titles, subtitles, and more.

Very simple math will be required – but don't worry, it will be explained step-by-step. We are going to move through:

  • What is a scale?

  • How to find its numbers?

  • How to apply them with CSS?

  • Defining vertical rhythm

We will also make a more complex, responsive structure – mixing the notions of the previous chapter with the upcoming ones.

So, what are we waiting for? Let's start!