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Using variable fonts should be easier and more fun

Recently I asked these questions on Twitter:




Are you designing with variable fonts? Do you feel like you understand them?




Peopleï½ï½ï½s answers vary quite a bit. I shared my own answers, too. Then, after my friend Erik made an analogy to understanding Unicode, I extended this analogy to emoji UI:




Using variable fonts today is like looking up smiley faces in Unicode code charts. You can do fi...

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