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Typographic web design : how to think like a typographer in HTML and CSS

Author: Laura Franz
Publisher: Chichester, West Sussex, U.K. : John Wiley & Sons Ltd, 2012.
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Learn how to use typography on the web Typography has long been an invaluable tool for communicating ideas and information. Words and characters once impressed in clay, written on papyrus, and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Franz, Laura.
Typographic web design.
Chichester, West Sussex : Wiley, ©2012
(OCoLC)761595911
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Laura Franz
ISBN: 1119976871 9781119976875
OCLC Number: 778836674
Description: 1 online resource (1 volume) : illustrations
Contents: About the Author v Acknowledgments viii Introduction Part 1: How to Choose a Font CHAPTER 1 Anatomy and Legibility: Is the Font Easy to Read? 11 Lesson 1: Compare and Contrast Fonts Online 16 CHAPTER 2 Aesthetics and Emotions: Does the Font Convey the Right Message? 21 Lesson 2: Word Connotations 25 CHAPTER 3 Contrast, Styles, and Characters: Can the Font Do the Job? 37 Lesson 3: A Short Bibliography, Part 1 42 CHAPTER 4 Choosing Two Fonts to Work Together 51 Lesson 4: A Short Bibliography, Part 2 56 Interlude 1: Rhythm and Tension CHAPTER 5 Rhythm and Tension in the Typographic Layout 65 Lesson 5: A is for Alignment 72 Part 2: Making Type Work: Scanning with Purpose CHAPTER 6 How We Read, Part 1 89 Lesson 6: A Film Series, Part 1 96 CHAPTER 7 Chunking Information: Vertical Spacing and Proximity 105 Lesson 7: A Film Series, Part 2 110 CHAPTER 8 Chunking Information with Headings: Hierarchy and Similarity 115 Lesson 8: A Film Series, Part 3 120 CHAPTER 9 Attending to Typographic Details 125 Lesson 9: A Film Series, Part 4 131 Interlude 2: Tabular Information CHAPTER 10 A Typographic Approach to Tabular Information 143 Lesson 10: A Ferry Schedule for Martha's Vineyard 147 Part 3: Making Type Work: Casual and Sustained Reading CHAPTER 11 How We Read, Part 2 163 Lesson 11: A Recipe, Part 1 169 CHAPTER 12 Expressing Structure and Rhythm: The Grid 183 Lesson 12: A Recipe, Part 2 190 CHAPTER 13 Helping Readers Move through the Site: Navigation 207 Lesson 13: A Recipe, Part 3 212 CHAPTER 14 Applying Systems across Pages 225 Lesson 14: A Recipe, Part 4 229 Interlude 3: Building a Font Library CHAPTER 15 Building a Font Library 241 Lesson 15: Critically Analyze Fonts 254 Part 4: Designing with Type: Historical Styles CHAPTER 16 The Traditional Page 271 Lesson 16: Design and Produce a Website from a Traditional Approach 276 CHAPTER 17 The Modernist Page 283 Lesson 17: Design and Produce a Website from a Modernist Approach 287 CHAPTER 18 The Post-Modernist Page 291 Lesson 18: Design and Produce a Website from a Post-Modernist Approach 295 APPENDIX A Moving Forward: Recommended Readings and Resources 299 Bibliography 301 Index 303
Other Titles: How to think like a typographer in HTML and CSS
Responsibility: Laura Franz.

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