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"What are the advantages/disadvantages of using caps for all words in mobile application design?" Do you mean ALL CAPS ALL THE TIME? Or Capital Case Only For The First Letter? Disadvantages ALL CAPS looks like you're SHOUTING! Bad if there's no semantic reason for this. Can feel like it crowds other elements, especially on mobile where space is at a ...


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A thing to consider is that "design", when use as a form of communication, should ease the process rather than hider it. For that reason I avoid using all caps from a typographical perspective. As Bobtato mentioned, our brains read by recognizing the overall shape of words. Not necessarily the individual letters. One of the biggest challenges that all caps ...


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Maybe the style should be in <style /> ? CSS: .prev:before { content: "« "; } .next:after { content: " »"; } HTML: <a class="prev" href="prev.html">previous</a> <a class="next" href="next.html">next</a> Result would be something like: « previous next »


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Not mandatory. But highly recommended. Roboto was introduced and standardized by Google for supporting devices of different dpi to have readability and legibility of fonts. You can see that many apps have their own custom fonts which are either unique to their brand or to match their site. So Google cannot make it mandatory. It's highly recommended ...


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Google is using 'Material Design' to give their vast number of different services a unified look and feel – so for google designers using Roboto is mandatory because it's part of their design by definition. IMHO if you want to build a material design 'inspired' website, you are of course free to quote any design patterns as you like – so using Roboto could ...


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As far as some thoughts, that aren't your own Nikolas, I think that you're right about publications being less rigid on their line lengths. I edit a news/blog site and the line length on articles is greater than 90, but for this site, eyes on the page is just as important as having an article read. Whereas when I design sites for clients or we look at ...



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