Playing with Technology

Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic. ~Arthur C. Clarke

Category: Typography

  • Exploring CSS 3 and more on @font-face

    I’ve continued to play with @font-face and have decided that while Typekit is a nice service; it is not worth paying for unless I am getting access to Adobe’s Library or Linotype’s Library. There are a lot of nice fonts on the service but I discovered Font Squirrel which has a number of the same…

  • @font-face arrives

    I haven’t felt like making the time to post in a while. Honestly, I haven’t had much time either. Today, however, is a new day. At 1:31 PM I received an e-mail from [email protected]. The e-mail informed me that Typekit was ready for people to start using their service. I’m pretty sure I wrote about…

  • Let’s make a book

    PediaPress will allow students to obtain completed wiki projects in book form.

  • Another cool place for type

    Veer is a very cool site with resources for Photography, Illustration, and Type. They have a lot of very cool typefaces and their Flont technology makes previewing the type really easy. I just wish my hard drive had unlimited space and that my computer could handle having 3000 typefaces active at one time. I don’t…

  • A type nuts dream?

    In reading this article I stumbled upon the reference to TypeTester. TypeTester will let you test out differnt sizes, leadings, word spacings, etc. to get a good sense of how the text will look on the screen. I will definitely be checking it out and playing with it.