Analyzing the traditional typographic elements on the professional sites


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Analyzing the traditional typographic elements on the professional sites

In this chapter we've learned a lot about shaping the typographic page. We've created a text frame, added an elegant background texture image, and thoughtfully set our links so they continue the traditional elegant theme of the page. Now it is a good time to ask, how do professional designers use traditional elements on their sites? Are any of the pages only traditional or do the sites tend to mix and match traditional and modernist elements? A List Apart has a pretty traditional layout.

Although the text itself is san serif, the logo and the main links and the titles of the articles are all in serif. In addition, they create subtle emphasis by using an italic and their numbers are old style. Finally they have a text frame. When you scroll down you can see that there is a large amount of space to the left and right. I Live Typography is also traditional. While the main links, the dates and the authors are san serif, the fact that they're set as caps makes them feel more elegant.

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Analyzing the traditional typographic elements on the professional sites
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