Archive | February, 2011

Beautiful Still photography by Simon Winnall

14 Feb
Beautiful Still photography by Simon Winnall

Beautiful Still photography by Simon Winnall

Beautiful Still photography by Simon Winnall

Beautiful Still photography by Simon Winnall

Beautiful Still photography by Simon Winnall

Beautiful Still photography by Simon Winnall

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CSS3 Examples by Johan

8 Feb

CSS3 examples by Johan, covers

  • @font-face
  • css3  box-shadow, text-shadow
  • css3 animation
  • css3 Rgba component
  • css3 transformations
  • css3 gradients

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The state of web type

8 Feb
  • The State of WEB TYPE Auckland Web Meetup  20 May 2010  Matthew Buchanan

 

  • A seventh-grader writing a book report on Microsoft Word had more font choices than the person designing Esquire magazine’s website or the Ikea online catalog. —D EBO RA H N ET BURN, LO S AN GE LE S TI ME S latimesblogs.latimes.com/home_blog/2010/05/the-changing-typography-of-the-web.html

 

  • BROWSER FONTS Verdana Arial sans Helvetica SERIF Lucida Tahoma Trebuchet Calibri Times Georgia SERIF Palatino Cambria

 

  • IMAGE REPLACEMENT <h1>My Title</h1> h1 { background-image: url(title.png); text-indent: -999em; overflow: hidden; } Any typeface Not dynamic the the GOOD Consistent rendering Typographic control BAD Inefficient Text selection Widest support Images-off issue

 

  • FLASH REPLACEMENT <h1>My Title</h1> <script> if(typeof sIFR == “function”) sIFR.replaceElement(“h1”, “font.swf”); </script> Reasonably secure Licensing the the GOOD Consistent rendering Wide support BAD Configuration Text selection Text scaling No Apple love

 

  • CANVAS / VML REPLACEMENT <h1>My Title</h1> <script> Cufon.set(“fontFamily”, “League Gothic”); Cufon.replace(“h1”); </script> Reasonably secure Licensing the the GOOD Consistent rendering No plugins BAD Font conversion Configuration Wide support Screen readers Works on iPhone OS FOUT

 

  • FONT-FACE EMBEDDING @font-face { } First introduced in CSS2 recommendation Removed from CSS2.1 specification Implemented in IE4, September 1997 —Proprietary EOT format Now in Firefox 3.5, Safari 3.1, Opera 10, Chrome 4

 

  • Being a web designer will soon require a deeper understanding of typography and how typefaces work.

 
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The type we want… – FontVilla

8 Feb

Best presentation about typography I have seen. Must see this.

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Rich Typography Options For The Web – Why sIFR is Dead in 2009

8 Feb

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Employing Custom Fonts – FontVilla

8 Feb

Paul Irish is giving presentation about employing custom @font-face on website.  He is talking about below points.

  • embedding @font-face on webpage
  • employing custom fonts
  • wotf, ttf, otf fonts
  • sIFR, Facelift,Cufon, typeface
  • Faas Shops
  • Fonts as a service and more.

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