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Leading-Trim: The Future of Digital Typesetting

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Getting the Most Out of Variable Fonts on Google Fonts

I have spent the past several years working (alongside a bunch of super talented people) on a font family called Recursive Sans & Mono, and it just launched officially on Google Fonts!

Wanna try it out super fast? Here’s the embed code to use the full Recursive variable font family from Google Fonts (but you will get a lot more flexibility & performance if you read further!)

<link href="https://fonts.googleapis.com/css2?family=Recursive:slnt,wght,CASL,CRSV,[email protected],300..1000,0..1,0..1,0..1&display=swap" rel="stylesheet"
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Some Typography Links

I just can’t stop opening excellent typography-related articles, which means I need to subject you to blog posts that round them up so I can clean up my open tabs.… Read article “Some Typography Links”

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How to Tame Line Height in CSS

In CSS, line-height is probably one of the most misunderstood, yet commonly-used attributes. As designers and developers, when we think about line-height, we might think about the concept of leading from print design — a term, interestingly enough, that comes from literally putting pieces of lead between lines of type. 

Leading and line-height, however similar, have some important differences. To understand those differences, we first have to understand a bit more about typography. … Read article “How to Tame Line Height in CSS”

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typespecimens.io

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I Pressed ⌘B. You Wouldn’t Believe What Happened Next

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Just Dropping Some Type Links

I’ve had a bunch of tabs open that just so happen to all be related to typography, so I figured I’d give myself the mental release of closing them by blogging them. How’s that for a blog post format for ya: whatever random tabs you’ve had open for far too long.… Read article “Just Dropping Some Type Links”

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Is it better to use ems/rems than px for font-size?

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The New Klim Type Website is Impossibly Lovely