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An Introduction to the `fr` CSS unit

By seorocket / a couple of months ago

With all the excitement around CSS Grid, I haven’t seen as much talk about the new fr CSS length unit (here’s the spec). And now that browser support is rapidly improving for this feature, I think this is the time to explore how it can be used in conjunction with our fancy new layout engine […]

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The Equilateral Triangle of a Perfect Paragraph

By seorocket / a couple of months ago

Still, too many web designers neglect the importance of typography on the web. So far, I’ve only met a few that really understand typography and know how to apply that knowledge to their work. And the lack of knowledge about typography doesn’t come from ignorance. I learned that web designers are commonly either self-taught and […]

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Tracing the History of CSS Fonts

By seorocket / a few months ago

Chen Hui Jing has written an excellent post on the history of CSS fonts and the way that the W3C writes the specification and strange CSS properties like font-effect, font-emphasize and font-presentation. As part of my perpetual obsession with typography, as well as CSS, I’ve been looking into how we got to having more web […]

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Combining Fonts

By seorocket / a few months ago

Another one from Jake Archibald! This one is using two @font-face sets for the same font-family name. The second overrides the first, but only select characters of it, thanks to unicode-range. You know how designers love ampersands? It’s a thing. Dan Cederholm once pointed out some advice from Robert Bringhurst: Since the ampersand is more […]

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