For 24 days this month, Matthias featured a different independent type foundry, writing about each one and selecting some lovely examplars of their typefaces.
Two new lovely open source variable fonts from Github.
A drop-in replacement for Google Fonts without the tracking …but really, you should be self-hosting your font files.
A no-nonsense checklist of good performance advice from Karolina.
Mark Simonson goes into the details of his lovely new typeface Proxima Sera.
This version of Roboto from Font Bureau is a very variable font indeed.
Remember when I said you should avoid third-party dependencies?
This font is a crossover of different font types: it is semi-condensed, semi-rounded, semi-geometric, semi-din, semi-grotesque. It employs minimal stoke thickness variations and a semi-closed aperture.
Seb picks his top ten typefaces inspired by calligraphy.
Professional web designer on a closed course. Do not attempt.
A genuinely interesting (and droll) deep dive into derp learning …for typography!
This could give a big boost to web performance!
You don’t have to use web fonts—there are some pretty nice options if you stick to system fonts (like Georgia, Charter, and Palatino).
Oh, nice! A version of the classic Proxima Nova that’s a variable font that allows you to vary weight, width, and slant.
A terrific in-depth look at improving the performance of web fonts.
There’s no browser support yet but that doesn’t mean we can’t start adding
prefers-reduced-data to our media queries today. I like the idea of switching between web fonts and system fonts.