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Part of “Breakthroughs: Where Inspiration and Technology Meet,” a new webinar series designed by Adobe and AIGA
Designers love type. And most are meticulous about setting type for their print projects to ensure the best reading experience possible. Now with more and more people reading magazines, books and news on digital devices, how can designers apply tried and true traditional type rules to the mobile space?
In this webinar, we looked at how to optimize typography for smaller screen real estate, exploring how good typographic principles such as line-height, line-length, contrast, scannability, white space, and hierarchy can improve the mobile reading experience.
Tim Brown is a designer, writer, speaker, and toolmaker, with a focus on typography. Formerly a web designer at Vassar College, he is now Type Manager for Adobe Typekit, a curator for A List Apart, and the author of Nice Web Type at @nicewebtype on Twitter).
After making Modular Scale and Web Font Specimen, Tim wrote about each in two all-time staff favorite A List Apart articles. His ideas about Molten Leading inspired jQuery plugins for fluid line-height. He has appeared on The Big Web Show, spoken at Build, and participated in AIGA Breakthroughs.
Tim lives and works in New York State’s beautiful Hudson Valley with his wife and college sweetheart, Eileen, their two daughters, and two dogs.
is a designer, researcher and writer who has worked in visual and
interaction design for renowned design firms Gensler and Teague and
nonprofit media organization NPR. She has served as adjunct faculty at
the University of Washington in Seattle and at UMBC and MICA (Maryland
Institute College of Art) in Baltimore, teaching undergraduate and
graduate level courses in design. She is an award-winning designer whose
work has been recognized by Communication Arts, I.D. and AIGA, and featured in The New York Times, Fast Company and on Gizmodo.
Callie holds an MFA in design from the University of Washington and is a
Senior User Experience Designer at Microsoft where she designs
user-friendly data visualization tools.
“Breakthroughs: Where Inspiration and Technology Meet” is a new
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At last, web designers have the freedom to choose their typefaces as print designers do. Hear from Tim Brown, type manager for Typekit, about the possibilities for “Typography for the Web,” part of the “Breakthroughs” webinar series designed by Adobe and AIGA—exclusively for AIGA members.
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