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Controlling Web Typography

Slides from a talk Trent Walton recently gave.

Jake Archibald on @font-face

Recommended: browser support notes (slide 39), the whole “Downloading” section (slides 40-52), and Jake’s font-size-adjust formula (slides 104-105).¬†Shame only one of those three hairy explanations is a joke.

CSS and type rendering Jan 27, 2011

Over at Typekit, I wrote about CSS properties that affect type rendering.

I talked about text size, contrast, rotation, and vendor-specific font smoothing, but additional resources/considerations are being linked up in the comments. Check it out, and share your own experiences.

Ask me about this · #Elsewhere#Typekit#Rendering#CSS