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Are Google Fonts as Good as Paid?

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Exploring disfluency: Are designers too sensitive to harder-to-read typefaces?

View the original postThis is a report of our study which we conducted online in the early part of 2019 and talked about at the ICTVC conference in Patras, Greece in June 2019. We presented some of the results at the conference and here we provide a fuller account. We have structured this report to […]

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Introducing Design Regression

View the original postDesign Regression is a journalette (mini journal) publishing texts that are about design for reading and reading-related research. It aims for the hard-to-get blend of approachability with seriousness and relevance to practice without needing to write at length. We understand reading as a way of decoding the world around us, thus, you […]

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Elements of multi-script typography: introduction

View the original postWith increasingly globalised communication and markets, all kinds of multilingual documents and interfaces are becoming more common. Languages that previously had minimal contact are now set next to each other which brings new challenges on how to represent them well together. This mini-series focuses on the typographic design of documents that make […]

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The devil’s in the g‑tails

View the original postPublication Wong, K., Wadee, F., Ellenblum, G., & McCloskey, M. (2018). The devil’s in the g-tails: Deficient letter-shape knowledge and awareness despite massive visual experience. Journal of Experimental Psychology-Human Perception and Performance, 44(9), 1324–1335. https://doi.org/10.1037/xhp0000532 Review I am always excited when I come across a psychology paper which describes a study of […]

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Character complexity and redundancy in writing systems over human history

View the original postPublication Changizi, M. A., & Shimojo, S. (2005). Character complexity and redundancy in writing systems over human history. Proceedings. Biological sciences / The Royal Society, 272, 267-275. https://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2004.2942 Review The idea of universal grammar, usually attributed to Noam Chomsky, proposes that certain structural principles of languages are motivated by the limits of […]

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How to make your own font template

View the original post If you’re here, you’ve probably been scouring the internet for hours looking for that perfect font — and you didn’t find it. You’re under a lot of pressure to make this look *just right* as the bar for creative brand storytelling rises higher and higher. Now, your plan of attack is […]

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The Use of Uppercase Sans Serif Typography in Modern Web Design

View the original post Sans serif fonts haven’t been around forever. In fact, the earliest known example of their usage dates back to 1779, when the British architect Sir John Soane applied serifless letters on a plan drawing for the British Senate House. As a neoclassical architect, he sought to return to antique precepts and […]

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Typography Selection In Design And What You Need to Know About

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The Ultimate Guide to Creating a Design System — Part Two, Typography

View the original post Learn how to select, setup & edit your typography styles within a design system! Continue reading on Prototypr »