Join Val Head for an in-depth discussion in this video Challenge: Create a font stack, part of Responsive Typography Techniques.
…So, we just spent some time establishing a good font…stack for our intro paragraph in the last tutorial and for…this challenge I'd like to see you come up with…your own font stack for the new intro paragraph I've created.…This challenge should take you about five minutes to complete.…To get you started, let's take a quick look at the CSS file.…In our CSS file, I've changed the font that our intro paragraph is using.…I've changed it to Quicksand and so far I've just pasted in the code…that Google Fonts gave me.…
Your job is to create a new and improved font stack for our Quicksand font.…Check back in the next video to see what I came up with and compare notes.…
- Deciding between self-hosted and hosted web fonts
- Sizing your type with pixels, ems, and rems
- Applying and choosing a typographic scale
- Creating a font stack
- Maintaining line lengths
- Using media queries to set natural typographic break points
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Comparing and Choosing Web Fonts
2. Establishing Rhythm in Your Typographic System
3. Creating Type Prototype Pages
Establishing the font stack7m 32s
4. Setting Type for Readability Across Screen Sizes
5. Helpful Online Tools and Scripts
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