Below is a list of my favorite reads and resources from the week that was Jan 17th-21st.
- Controlling Web Typography
Lettering.js was built to solve a problem. As web typography improves, web designers want the same level of control that print designers have.
- Speaking of typography: Fonts in Use
Much of design critique is focused on photography and other graphics. Itâ€™s time to shed light on the most basic element of communication: the type. At Fonts In Use weâ€™ll catalog and examine real-world typography wherever it appears â€” branding, advertising, signage, packaging, publications, in print and online â€” with an emphasis on the typefaces used.
- Device Classes & Responsive Design
While the task of designing for multiple devices can be daunting, two techniques can help make the process more manageable: defining device classes and designing/building responsively for devices within each class.
- Edison's Predictions for the Year 2011 (1911)
On June 23, 1911 the Miami Metropolis published predictions about the year 2011 from the one and only Thomas Edison.
- HTML5 is Just HTML
Don't believe the hype.