Typography Articles and Presentations

These are resources from wonderful, knowledgeable people on typography in general and how it applies to the web.

The Basics

This article by Vasily Vasinov covers most of the typography basics. It’s a great primer if you don’t know a lot about typography
http://www.techmic.com/magazine/issue-1/typography-is-important

Mark Boulton

He is one of the leader speakers and writers on web typography. Here are a number of resources from him:

Presentation on Typography

http://webtypography.net/sxsw2007/

audio file from the presentation: Web Typography Sucks, Boulton and Rutter SXSW presentationwe

Another set of slides also by Mark Boulton

http://www.slideshare.net/markboultondesign/better-typography

Mark Boulton’s Five Simple Steps to better typography

http://www.markboulton.co.uk/journal/comments/five-simple-steps-to-better-typography

Choosing Fallback Fonts (Font Stack)

http://blog.typekit.com/2011/03/24/type-study-choosing-fallback-fonts/

List of 101 Typography Resources

http://vandelaydesign.com/blog/design/typography-resources/

 

http://www.alistapart.com/articles/real-web-type-in-real-web-context

http://www.digital-web.com/articles/css_typography/

http://www.webdesignerdepot.com/2009/03/5-simple-ways-to-improve-web-typography/

http://www.webdesignerdepot.com/2009/02/10-web-typography-rules-every-designer-should-know-2/

http://www.smashingmagazine.com/2011/03/14/technical-web-typography-guidelines-and-techniques

http://badassideas.com/typographic-hierarchy/

http://badassideas.com/typography-is-the-foundation-of-web-design/

http://24ways.org/2009/type-inspired-interfaces

 

The Principles of Beautiful Typography

http://blogs.sitepoint.com/principles-beautiful-typography/

 

Sites about Typography

http://fontsinuse.com/

http://ilovetypography.com/

http://typedia.com/

http://blog.typekit.com/

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