Notes on a web journey

posted on: 28 April 2008

Type and design on the web

filed under: @ 10:06:33 by 7colors

There are some basic approaches, guidelines and goals to consider when working with type on the Web. Overall, the medium of Web typography involves readability, accessibility, usability, and brandability. On the Web, these aspects function together to accomplish design's goals of communication and user interaction.

5 Principles And Ideas Of Setting Type On The Web

Design is broken up into a number of basic principles that apply to all design from type creation to painting to page layout, both on the web and in print. However, especially on the web, these rules tend to be forgotten and we just go with what feels “right”. This isn't because designers are feeling too loose to abandon these rules, but rather, most people working on the web don't even know they exist - if they do, they don't understand how to use them.

The Elements of Design Applied to the Web

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