Typography

Units of Measurement

  • Points
  • Pixels
  • EMS
    • An em is a unit of measurement in the field of typography, equal to the size of the current font.
      If your font-size is at 16 pixels, then 1em = 16px

Options

  1. An Analysis of Typography on the Web, from NetTuts [ updated - 10/6/10 ]
  2. Awesome Fontstacks [ updated - 11/17/10]
  3. CSS Font-Sampler – Survey Results, from Code Style [ updated - 5/10/10 ]
  4. Google Font Directory
  5. New High-Quality Free Fonts, from Smashing Magazine  [ updated - 7/24/12 ]
  6. New Options for Web Fonts, from gigaom.com[ updated - 10/19/10 ]
  7. HTML5 @font-face Font Format Usage [ updated - 10/19/10 ] – see also HTML5
  8. Typography on the web
  9. The Web Designer’s Guide to Font Replacement Methods, from Tutsplus [ updated - 11/12/10]
  10. Web Font Services: the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly, from Web Design tuts+ [ updated - 7/24/12 ]
  11. Web Safe Fonts
  12. Web Typography: Educational Resources, Tools and Techniques, from Smashing Magazine [ updated - 11/17/10]

Type as Design

  1. 10 Examples of Inspirational Typography on the Web, from Tutsplus [ updated - 11/12/10]
  2. 50 Examples of Effective Uses of Typography Within Web Design, from SpeckyBoy Design Magazine [ updated - 11/17/09 ]
  3. Behind The Scenes Of Exquisite Web Typography series (5 parts)
  4. Mastering Typography in Web Design with Inspiration & Tools [ updated - 11/16/10 ]

 

Recommended by Students

  1. WhatTheFont [ updated - 12/17/10 ] recommended by AcademyX CSS Student, Vince P.

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