Some typographic basics – not just for the web designer

Typography is not only about what font to use, or how it “looks” – it’s about making a text easier to read.

The rules presented in this great article will help you to make every text more accessible and better looking. In fact, this basic rules work so good, because type designers taylor their fonts to work best when this rules are applied. So go ahead and refresh your memories for a more readable future ;)

BTW: If you are writing or editing text in another language than english, the rules are quite different – so be warned.

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