Tag: Typography

The Hyphen, the EN and the EM

June 26th 2015 - Typography

Found this great explanation on the difference between hyphens, en and em dashes. Wanted to post for future reference.

A hyphen, -, is used in words made of more than one word (Spider-Man, to-be-determined, fail-safe), or phrasal adjectives that happen before a noun (larger-than-life, over-the-top).

Responsive Type

A jQuery plugin with the Golden Ratio

December 27th 2013 - Code

It seems a lot of dedication to responsiveness has been given to images and with typography ignored some what. Design is sometimes subjective but we do have some rules that we can abide by; for example with body copy we should never have more than 100 characters per line as readers would find it harder […]

WhatTheFont

April 8th 2009 - Design

Every couples of months I get an email with a jpeg attached asking me if I know what font is being used in the attachment. What I would then proceed to do is go through my entire font collection to see if I can find it or at the very least a close match. This process could take […]