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The Future of Web Typography

Written by Vivien Anayian

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What this chapter is about: Evolution of Web typography. @font-face rule. WOFF. The Open Source Type movement. Font licensing. Web font services. Current problems in Web typography. OpenType features and advanced Web typography. Fonts Module and CSS3. Exclusive interviews.

Typography is a powerful tool and “a craft by which the meaning of a text (or its absence of meaning) can be clarified, honored and shared, or knowingly disguised.” This classical definition of typography from Robert Bringhurst’s The Elements of Typographic Style is equally applicable on the Web, where it’s a matter of milliseconds ...

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