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Typographic Web Design: How to Think Like a Typographer in HTML and CSS

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Learn how to use typography on the web
Typography has long been an invaluable tool for communicating ideas and information. Words and characters once impressed in clay, written on papyrus, and printed with ink are now manifest in pixels of light. Today's web typographers can help their readers find, understand, and connect with the words, ideas, and information they seek.
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Paperback, 336 pages
Published October 31st 2011 by Wiley (first published October 18th 2011)
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Diane Kistner
Oct 28, 2012 rated it it was amazing
In the pre-PC era, I worked for a high-end typography shop charging $150/hour for my time. We handled all the best ad agencies and did work for the likes of Coca-Cola and Delta Airlines. For years I could not even read for pleasure because I was so focused on minute differences in kerning. My design skills were limited, too, to static black-and-white print ads that emphasized typography over content. When the world shifted to massive consumption of web-based information, I had to just close my e ...more
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Mar 12, 2013 rated it really liked it
Shelves: typography
This is probably just me, but I found the choice of typeface distracting (Aller - those xs!), and the varying quality of the screenshots in the text was frustrating. Content was pretty good, but it would have been nice to see some examples using some of the modern typography tools available with Sass/Compass.
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