Atkinson Hyperlegible Font — The Braille Institute is giving away this font that “focuses on letterform distinction to increase character recognition, ultimately improving readability.” The page itself is set in it so you can get a taste for it just by going there. Looks nice to me. Sorta evokes a slab serif without actually being one?
Firefox 92 — Ruth John notes that Firefox now supports font-size-adjust in CSS, as well as size-adjust (which you can only use within a @font-face rule). The point is jiggering your fonts such that if a user sees FOUT at all, there is little reflow jank when the custom font loads. In theory, it makes perfect font fallbacks easier.
Typography for Data — Michael Yom has to re-evalute the type styles in a design system to accomodate some some components with fairly dense/complex type needs.
Line length revisited: following the research — Mary Dyson goes deep. Apparently most of the older research on this was based on print, which, I hope we all know by now, just ain’t the same as a digital screen. We might be able to go a little longer, but as with anything, it depends.
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