Today's Obsession: QuickLook for Fonts

Kinda handy! Apparently, MacOS people can edit their QuickLook preview settings files to allow for greater versatility when previewing fonts in non-English character sets. All you need to do is burrow into your system settings file (see the original post for that exact location), find your language, and change the characters to what you...

Roger Black Discusses Future Potential for Type Design

Roger Black is currently embroiled in design disputes … again! At New York’s Type 1987, Roger went head-to-head with Paula Scher over ITC’s version of Garamond. At AIGA’s Miami conference in 1993, during his stint at Esquire, it was him against David “Raygun” Carson, fighting about publication design. But hey, that was way back...

Today's Obsession: Font Math Explained at TypeKit

Ever-helpful and ever-useful, TypeKit breaks down font math, and how to deal with that in CSS. This shows you how to think about typefaces’ relative sizes and space constraints while working within CSS and the spacing methods used between the browsers, which (of course)  are all different.