Big letters, small letters, crisp images overlaid with bold fonts. Beautiful strokes and fun flourishes.
These are just a few of the things that website designers and developers are playing with for almost every aspect of design – from basic responsive websites to apps and watch interfaces – in 2015 and beyond. The trend is timeless for a simple reason: breathtaking typography is visually appealing, legible, and readable free pocket guide from UXPin explores some of the most timeless examples of web typography to date. The book is written in a quick, practical format that focuses on teaching through real-world examples over explaining dry theory.
The pocket guide includes:
- 21 hand-picked examples of timelessly captivating typography.
- Topics include: artistic typography, popular typefaces, typography’s design objectives, creative ways of applying small and large fonts, and more..
- Pro tips for working with large and small type, overlaying type on images, staying current yet timeless,.
For a nice companion piece on the visual power of typography, it’s also worth checking out Web UI Design for the Human Eye: Layout & Typography. If you find the books interesting, feel free to share with anyone who might enjoy them.