One thing I find somewhat difficult is getting the various fonts and sizes and weights to look "just right". What are some good guidelines to follow for font sizes, weights and styles when making web ...
Just to be clear, I'm talking about something like typography, though in most cases typography relates to the redesigning of a set of symbols, not the designing of a set of symbols. I'm guessing that ...
What is the recommended use for all capitals titles? For example: THIS IS A TITLE. The website http://camvine.com/ has all capital titles, e.g. MARKET SECTORS. Good, bad?
I am going to design a management level monitoring page for displaying some sums and counts. No interaction is allowed and it will be used as a monitoring page on a big LCD in the managers view. The ...
The following picture shows some statistics. Here they bold the data, not the label. Which is better? Does it depend on the information being shown? What if you have a header on a report with some ...
Question I love Last.fm's bar graph. It allows me to quickly compare how someone plays one song over another. I'm trying to apply the same design to my app. It monitors the health of servers and ...
There is nothing worse than coming across a website with paragraphs that span the width of your screen resolution. They are usually so hard to read, I don't even bother. A lot of web designers use ...
How to apply the legibility principles to screen reading? What is important point for it? What is the difference between the "legibility" and "readability"?
I work at an airline as a pilot and I am involved in the "paperless" project which aims to have no more paper in the cockpit - all the data should be accessible from tablet devices. We have a lot to ...
I really want to learn the basics of type. However, there are so many books on the subject that I get overwhelmed while searching.
I'm working on some of the layout for a User Handbook and right now my main concern is fonts. I'm trying to decide whether to use the same font for the body text and the headings. If I use different ...
Are there any reasons to avoid using white text on a black background?
Is it a good idea to highlight the important words in a text on a web page? What impact does it have on the reader? Does it help to understand the text or does it disturb?
What process do you use to select a typeface? How do you determine which types are best for long passages of text, which are best for headlines, etc.?