Stumbled across a wonderful website yesterday with a lot of awseome and open source Flash applications that produce wonderful graphics, many of them fractal, complex. [http://levitated.net/ Check out Levitated.net]—a friendly company.
While working on a new stylesheet (CSS) for my web presence, and being a zealot when it comes to a baseline grid snapping all text, I found this wonderful article on [http://www.alistapart.com/articles/settingtypeontheweb Setting Type on the Web to a Baseline Grid] by Wislon Miner. Thanks Wilson.
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The Math of Text Readability: “An anonymous reader writes ‘Wired magazine has an article that explains The Law of Optical Volumes, a formula for spacing the letters on a printed page that results in maximum readability. Wired’s new logo (did anyone notice?) obeys the law. Unfortunately, Web fonts don’t allow custom kerning pairs, so you […]
While on the topic of fonts, the [http://www.lucasfonts.com/lucasfnt/sun/sun-.html Sun font] is my standard and favorite, as you can [http://aardrock.com see on AardRock’s home page]. The Sun font is designed by [http://www.lucasfonts.com/ Lucas de Groot] from [http://www.fontfabrik.com/ FontFabrik]. Even [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lucas_de_Groot Wikipedia has a page on Lucas de Groot].
I’ve got something with fonts. Especially sans fonts. A couple of months ago, I got a small booklet handed out by Premsela titled “[http://www.morf.nl/inhoud/morf_nr4/artikelen/index/-/nl Morf 4]”. Martin Majoor writes about the correct use of typography in is article [http://www.morf.nl/inhoud/morf_nr4/artikelen/04_06_majoor/-/en Did the French king have shoe size 49?]. Nice and clean piece of work on emdashes, […]