Designing typographic links for the modernist page


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Designing typographic links for the modernist page

In this lesson we're going to decide where to place our links on our modern bibliography and decide how they should look. We're going to want to keep a modernist look to the page so we'll try and honor the architectural space in the page. We'll also try to create a vertical line and a focal point. We'll start by picking a font. Here are the fonts we are already using in the layout. Let's eliminate the ones I don't think are the best choices. Well, Droid Serif has a generous x- height and a slightly square structure, so it's not as traditional looking as other serif fonts, it's not as clean and simple on the page as PT Sans.

It's not our best option. We could use PT Sans Italic but it's too humanist, too soft. PT Sans Bold is too heavy and will be hard to quickly skim when small. It could also start to draw attention away from h3s, our resource titles. PT SANS CAPS doesn't match anything else we're doing on the page, plus it starts to feel ...

Designing typographic links for the modernist page
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Designing typographic links for the modernist page provides you with in-depth training on Web. Taught by Laura Franz as part of the Typography for Web Designers

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