An introduction to some basic principles (with particular attention to micro-typography) and the current state of typography on the web. Talk given to students reading for an MA in Web Design & Content Planning at Greenwich University.
typographer must make the most of its virtues. The typography should be richly and superbly ordinary, so that attention is drawn to the quality of the composition, not the individual letterforms.” Elements of Typographic Style by Robert Bringhurst “
in response to a perceived threat from the <abbr class="smallcaps">USSR</abbr>’s Sputnik program. <abbr class="smallcaps">NASA</abbr> absorbed the <span class="numbers">46</abbr>-year-old <abbr class="smallcaps">NACA</abbr>, along with the <abbr class="smallcaps">JPL</abbr> and many of <abbr class="smallcaps">ARPA</abbr>’s early space programs.</p>