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New Web Typography : Create a Visual Hierarchy With Responsive Web Design (Paperback) (Stephen Boss &
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With a vast selection of typefaces now available, there is no excuse for using boring typography in web design. The New Web Typography: Create a Visual Hierarchy with Responsive Web Design shows you how to implement web-safe fonts to create visually appealing and multi-browser-friendly websites while encouraging you to develop designs that express your own unique typographic voice.
This book discusses general principles for choosing typefaces for on-screen display and tips for creating a visual hierarchy that works on monitors, tablets, and smartphones. It shares some of the authors’ personal experiences to illustrate situations where one font would be more effective than another in giving readers an optimized experience that includes quick download times and an overall aesthetically pleasing presentation.
Since good typography is good web design, font selection is a critical aspect of web design. The New Web Typography is more than a simple overview of web typography. It provides practical advice and examples that help you make good decisions in choosing fonts for web design.
Good typography is good web design. The limit of only having a fist-full of fonts to choose from is no longer an excuse for boring typography; webfonts allow you to choose from a vast selection of typefaces to create designs that speak to your audiences in a definitive voice.
The New Web Typography shows you how to implement webfonts to create visually appealing, responsive, future-friendly websites. Learn how to select typefaces for screen display, and create a visual hierarchy that works on monitors, tablets, and smartphones.
»» Teaches you how to implement responsive web typography, with up-to-date HTML5 and CSS3 code
»» Features case studies and inspirational examples to enhance instruction
»» Provides practical tips on special techniques for implementing webfonts, searching and using webfont libraries, and ideas for better typography
It?s time to make typography sexy again!
Web site: NewWebTypography.com