Web Typography

Font Pairing Ruth Hamilton in her article 36 perfect font pairings proposes 3 tips for effectively pairings: Use font superfamilies, Pair contrasting typefaces and Pair type sub-categories. Use font superfamilies The term ‘super-family’ is used to describes a font with a variety of styles, weights and classifications designed to work together. An example of this […]

Markdown, HTML5 and CSS

Markdown Following week five’s brief introduction to markdown, I looked at some resources including daringfireball.net and a brief linked in learning video on markdown basics. The website daringfireball.net was great for getting to grips with the basic rules of markdown and had some very cool features e.g. a markdown page is provided of the main […]

Website Essay

Essay writing process For my Web Essay, I chose to write about Saul Bass and how he changed the face of movie title sequences. As I was already familiar with a number of designers and have looked briefly at the work of Saul Bass before I automatically knew this was the topic I wanted to […]