It’s worldwide accepted that the small details make the big difference and no one seems to have another valid approach. In the world of web design, this idea is capital: each apparently insignificant aspect may have a special value into a specific context. The consequence is simple: if you ignore a single item from your layout, it will definitely ignore you at a moment. The care for details is a great sign of quality and everyone should apply this principle in his work.
The letter is quite probable the smallest item from a webpage and it’s true- it is the most neglected…or was it neglected until Metro came back? Anyway, the general opinion of the web design community is that typography is vital in any project, but paradoxically, the designers neglect the choosing and the display of a font.
Therefore, you as a designer, should know how to handle the types in your advantage. The realm of typography is immense but at the same time magic; the true designer can feel this magic and select only the best solutions. It’s obvious, you should conquer the typography and the best approach is “divide et impera”. It’s simple, before conquering all the fonts it is highly recommended to classify them according to some common features. This job is very time consuming and the issues are enough difficult to overcome. The good news is that in this article you have a clear and concise classification of fonts- nothing too complicated but in the same time very well-explained. Continue Reading »