Category Archives: Typography

Typographic Hierarchy


Because the web is interactive, establishing a visual hierarchy through typography is essential in guiding the user to the information they are seeking online. Visual Hierarchy is the arrangement of elements in a gradual series in order of importance, enticing users to interact with a web site through visual cues. Typography online is less an [...]

Letter Treasure


When I found out that I will be teaching two typography classes this summer at CDIA Boston University I got really excited and began to dive into some type research. In my intro to graphic design class I talk about the evolution of letters and we do a project that revolves around illuminated letters. Some [...]

Get Stoked On Web Typography Wrap Up


I had a wonderful time at SXSW this year and met tons of fantastic folks who came out to my presentation. Thanks to everyone who was there, I had a blast and I hope you all did too! Get Stoked on Web Typography SXSW 2010 Click here to listen to the Podcast as you check [...]

Get Stoked on Web Typography & SXSW


It’s no secret that I love typography, and this year I will be giving a talk at SXSW called “Get Stoked on Web Typography”. I love SXSW almost as much as I love letters, so it is a fantastic match! If you have the chance to check it out stop by on Friday March 12th [...]

SXSW 2009 Wrap Up


This year’s SXSW was a very special experience for me. Many people have blogged about the fact that the “people” are really what makes this conference unique, but this year I didn’t just feel like I left with new networking connections, I felt like I left with friends. Along with the strong the DC community [...]

SXSW is going to be Bitchin’ and Glyphin’


After reading the article A Not-So-Sweet Tale of Digital Type on the AIGA website I knew that there was a SXSW Panel in the making. The article raises many interesting issues that I could debate at length, but Andrew Twigg very specifically made a statement that caught my attention… I had built my site using [...]