Oliver Reichenstein, 2006
WEB DESIGN IS 95%
Avoid using more than 2-3 different
typeface families (unless you really
know what you are doing).
Use a single space between
sentences to avoid rivers.
Photo credit - Jeff Dahl
Left aligned is best for readability
(for L-R languages)
The width of your text blocks should
be limited to 60-75 characters.
No one wants to read lines of text that seem to never end and then try to ﬁnd the start of the next line. Make it easy on
your audience and limit your width on text blocks. They will thank you for that. Isn’t this block much harder to read?
Imagine if it went on for many paragraphs. That would be awful.
The wider the column, the greater
the line-height (leading).
Can you easily scan the article?
Is there a clear/predictable structure?
Moments with Typography
FontShop (love their email newsletter)
OddBird’s Typography Blog Post
Molten Leading / Fluid Line Height
Typography Videos Playlist
WP Typography plugin
Books, Bookmarks, and More
On Web Typography
Stacy's Typography Bookmarks
Practical Color Theory
Check Contrast Ratio Photoshop Add-on
Colour Contrast Check (Jonathan Snook)
Contrast Ratio (Lea Verou)
OddBird’s Recent Color Article
Stacy's Color Bookmarks