Web Fonts

Your constantly-updated definition of Web Fonts and collection of topical content and literature

What is Web Fonts?

Not all fonts are created equal and while we're going to refrain from mocking the oft-derided Comic Sans – there are definitely winners and losers when it comes to working with typography online. Designers need to know some basic best practices for implementing fonts to ensure their designs have the right visual impact on their users and don͛t leave them clawing at their eyes and howling for the back button instead.

Literature on Web Fonts

Here’s the entire UX literature on Web Fonts by the Interaction Design Foundation, collated in one place:

Learn more about Web Fonts

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All Literature

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