It’s extremely simple: don’t. Free yourself – and help free the world – from the typographic plague that is Comic Sans. Continue reading
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here’s my contribution to previously-mentioned Patrick’s present Sunday Seven question:
THIS WEEK’S QUESTION:
Rank your seven favorite typefaces listed in the article linked above.
I noticed that in the article referenced, the word “professional” is printed in quotation marks, which I take to mean that the ranking and perceived professionalism are a matter of the original author’s opinion. I’m willing to take his word for it. Here, then, are the seven fonts in order of my own personal preference: Continue reading
- I am a compulsive copy editor, and a remorseless grammar nazi (in case you hadn’t noticed).
- I am geeky enough to use HTML markup when posting things on community web sites. In case you still hadn’t noticed.
- I’m seriously considering getting a bicycle to use for getting around town, in order to both save money on gas and get more exercise. The only drawback I foresee is the increased chance of severe injury due to LA’s shortage of bike lanes and surplus of reckless drivers.
- I’m discouraged at having already written this much and only being on #4.
It has come to pass that my friend Todd has seen fit to mock me for my lack of new content in the comments section of my last post. He is lucky enough (or unlucky enough, depending on one’s personal taste) to have caught me in a particularly sarcastic mood. He informed me that I’d been “tagged in a meme,” and that’s where the trouble started. [... READ ON ...] Continue reading
Excerpted from The State of the Web – Summer 2008, a clever commentary in illustration form by web designer Matthew Inman: If you don’t get all of the web-geeky references in the picture, you’re not alone (anyone want to fill … Continue reading