Notes on a web journey

posted on: 09 November 2007

Interface design and typographic design

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Published in 1954, Fitts's Law is an effective method of modeling the relationship of a very specific, yet common situation in interface design. That situation involves a human-powered appendage at rest (whether it's physical like your finger or virtual like a mouse cursor) and a target area that's located somewhere else.

Visualizing Fitts's Law

Good typographic design tells a story. It works at a micro level such as typesetting, and typeface selection etc. But it also works at a macro level. Macro level typography is about layout, rhythm and whitespace. But it's also about content and the story the designer is trying to tell through the type.

Content AND Presentation

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