Tag Archives: web type

Site of the Day: CocoaHeadsDC.org

Know what I love about this site of the day? The oh so yummy … color. Clearly, the theme is spot-on, and fully understood by the target audience. But for me, the rich colors really make this site pop. I have to work extra hard to make color combos that look great; given my...

Site of the Day: oak.is

Web-safe type is a hot topic, but we seldom find that a site’s main brand/logo/title has been rendered in live type (usually, it’s a graphic). That’s exactly what you find on oak.is, the site for a Brooklyn, NY-based web design studio. This gorgeous site makes use of beautiful typography, a finely crafted hierarchy and careful...

Site of the Day: BicikliFumic.hr

Homepage sliders are perhaps one of the most common web page elements in use today. So it’s always surprising to find creative and new approaches. This site, for a bike shop in Zagreb, Croatia, puts the slider off to the side in a space that fills the browser vertically. The placement is far from...

Site of the Day: JacksDesign.net

If I had to sum this design up in two words it would be “yummy minimalism.” Yes, I realize that statement contradicts itself. Minimalism in its purest form is bare-bones. And while this design agency’s website clearly has its roots in such a mentality, its creators have taken rather bold steps to move beyond...

Explore Your Web Font Options with Typecast

The web community is abuzz with developments in online typography; you’ve no doubt heard of groundbreaking tools like Typekit  and Google Web Fonts. Here on HOWID, we’ve covered the history of web typography and web type trends. If you’re still trying to unravel all the options for type on the web, then you’ll want to know...

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Web Design Roundup: July 30 @HOWinteractive

Last week on HOW Interactive Design, we had stories about Google Analytics, “web-safe” fonts, web typography and more: Making Sense of the Data: Chris Butler explains how to use Google Analytics and measurement to make better websites. History of Web-Safe Fonts: Are web-safe fonts a myth? Justin Kerr of digital agency Newfangled explains their history...