This little flag tells you how much time left to read till the end of the article. I don’t know if it’s pandering to people with low attention spans, but I like it anyway. See it in action here: http://informationarchitects.net/blog/responsive-typography-the-basics/.Continue reading →
When you hear claims which are radically different from the established body of research, you should rightly be sceptical – here we go two rounds with some rogue claims about serifs and legibility from Colin Wheildon.Continue reading →
We know from research about how users read on the web that they don’t ‘read’ – they scan, so web pages should be written to support this. Here are my 12 tips for better web writing.Continue reading →
Back in 1998 when Times New Roman was still widely used on the web, my then boss made sure we always designed our web sites with Arial, as she hated the look of serif fonts on the web. Was it the case that sans serif fonts were more legible, or was it just a matter of taste?
In an effort to get at the truth, I reviewed over 50 empirical studies in typography and found a definitive answer.Continue reading →