The gorgeous website for this year’s Ampersand conference might well be one of the first commercial uses of variable fonts in the wild. Here, Richard documents all the clever things Mark did to ensure good fallbacks for browsers that don’t yet support variable fonts.
In fact, you can do more than saving the date: you can snap up a super early bird ticket for whopping £85 saving.
Take a break. Build a sandcastle. It’s relaxing.
The audio is now up from all the talks at this year’s excellent Ampersand conference.
An incredibly detailed write-up of Ampersand.
Jon’s glowing write-up of Ampersand. Feel the love!
Excellent notes from Ampersand by Laura. Rather than describing each talk individually, she has documented the emergent themes.
A nice write-up of the Ampersand conference. Such a great day.
Getting the background on Ampersand from Richard is getting me very excited for the conference.
If you're at all interested in web typography, be in Brighton on June 17th, 2011.
If you live in the US, there's a good chance that I'll be speaking at a city near you in 2010. Here are five dates and places for An Event Apart; I'll speaking at all of them.
A nice concise look at the ampersand.
Ampersands. Lovely, lovely ampersands.
A nice way to play around with Google's APIs. Example code is provided which you can edit and immediately see the results.
The circlemakers work with vegetation. Andy Goldsworthy works with the landscape. Jim Denevan works with sand.
A blog devoted entirely to the ampersand.
Live in San Diego? Interested in web standards? Come along tomorrow to the inaugural San Diego Web Standards Group meetup. You won't regret it.
This is the poem read by Bruce Sterling during his closing remarks at South by Southwest 2006. "This old anvil laughs at many broken hammers."