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Web Typography and the Case of the Voluptuous Curl

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August 19, 2011

Web Typography and the Case of the Voluptuous Curl

This is Allison House's presentation from the 2011 Front-End Design Conference

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Dan Denney

August 19, 2011
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  1. Hi! Iʼm @house Wednesday, August 17, 2011

  2. Web Typography AND THE CASE of the Voluptuous Curl Wednesday,

    August 17, 2011
  3. Something in the air Wednesday, August 17, 2011

  4. Weʼve spent a lot of time grasping the web medium

    Wednesday, August 17, 2011
  5. Less pedantic More expressive Wednesday, August 17, 2011

  6. Pushing past technical constraint Wednesday, August 17, 2011

  7. Better technology Better tools Wednesday, August 17, 2011

  8. Better(ish) clients Wednesday, August 17, 2011

  9. “These days pretty much all of our prospective clients understand

    what user experience is and appreciate its importance.” — Andy Budd, “I Don’t Care About User Experience” Wednesday, August 17, 2011
  10. Itʼs okay to be yourself now Wednesday, August 17, 2011

  11. Less pedantic Better tools + tech Being yourself Wednesday, August

    17, 2011
  12. A new level of language for communication Wednesday, August 17,

    2011
  13. Expressiveness in typography Wednesday, August 17, 2011

  14. SADNESS Wednesday, August 17, 2011

  15. “Cluster,” Canvas and SVG Wednesday, August 17, 2011

  16. “Web Typography for the Lonely aims to excite designers about

    the possibilities of cutting-edge web standards and javascript through beautiful and inspiring typographic explorations.” Wednesday, August 17, 2011
  17. “Web Typography for the Lonely aims to excite designers about

    the possibilities of cutting-edge web standards and javascript through beautiful and inspiring typographic explorations.” Wednesday, August 17, 2011
  18. Wednesday, August 17, 2011

  19. Wednesday, August 17, 2011

  20. Engaging with animation Wednesday, August 17, 2011

  21. Wednesday, August 17, 2011

  22. Narrative on the web is largely unexplored Wednesday, August 17,

    2011
  23. Fictional narrative + interaction = video games Wednesday, August 17,

    2011
  24. The fourth wall is between you and the story Wednesday,

    August 17, 2011
  25. Non-diegetic elements are outside the world Wednesday, August 17, 2011

  26. Wednesday, August 17, 2011

  27. Diegetic interface elements are part of the world Wednesday, August

    17, 2011
  28. Wednesday, August 17, 2011

  29. Wednesday, August 17, 2011

  30. Is that practical? Wednesday, August 17, 2011

  31. "The more true to life your application looks and behaves,

    the easier it is for people to understand how it works and the more they enjoy using it." — iOS human interface guidelines Wednesday, August 17, 2011
  32. Wednesday, August 17, 2011

  33. Narrative has made a few web appearances Wednesday, August 17,

    2011
  34. Wednesday, August 17, 2011

  35. “Our public face is no longer so different from our

    private one. That shift changes our expectations of the brands, products and services we consume. We want them to be as human as we are.” — Aarron W alter, “Emotion in Design” Wednesday, August 17, 2011
  36. Wednesday, August 17, 2011

  37. Wednesday, August 17, 2011

  38. Wednesday, August 17, 2011

  39. So many creative possibilities to be discovered Wednesday, August 17,

    2011
  40. We already have the skills Wednesday, August 17, 2011

  41. Keep pushing boundaries with experimentation Wednesday, August 17, 2011