Join Laura Franz for an in-depth discussion in this video Refining the horizontal space in a two-column layout, part of Typography for Web Designers.
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In this lesson, we're going to work with the CSS and HTML to refine the…relationship between our section headers and the resources content in…the right-hand column.…You'll need the files biblio_sans_ hspace.html and biblio_sans_hspace.css from…the Exercise folder.…Open the HTML file in the browser to see what we're working with.…You can see that the h2s are in a separate column.…
That's good. But they're not right yet.…First of all, some of the headers are running right into the resources text.…Also because they're left-aligned, the space between the section headers and the…content in the right-hand column varies from section to section.…This one is tight, this one is a little looser, and this one is looser still.…Using left-aligned headers in the left column is not always a problem,…especially if there's a bit more space between the headings and the content.…
Then the variations of horizontal space doesn't stand out as much.…But we've got the horizontal spacing here on a tighter side and the text is a…
- Understanding how good typography promotes reading
- Choosing web-safe fonts
- Applying web fonts in CSS with @font-face
- Adding and applying the Google Fonts syntax
- Finding and applying a good font size, line height, and line length
- Improving a color palette by improving contrast and reducing optical vibration
- Understanding how people mentally organize, or chunk, visual elements
- Applying a system of hierarchy in HTML and CSS
- Applying vertical spacing in CSS
- Adding emphasis within a heading
- Understanding classic and modernist typographic pages
- Adding a list of links
- Creating drop caps
- Fixing quotation marks, apostrophes, and dashes
Skill Level Appropriate for all
Typography with CSS in Dreamweaverwith Joseph Lowery2h 30m Intermediate
Creative Inspirations: Doyald Young, Logotype Designerwith Doyald Young1h 41m Appropriate for all
1. Using Fonts to Communicate the Meaning of a Word or Headline
2. Using Fonts for Text
3. Maximizing Readability
4. Visually Chunking Text
5. Shaping a Page Using Typography
6. Shaping a Traditional Typographic Page
7. Shaping a Modernist Typographic Page
8. Attending to the Typographic Details
Additional resources3m 9s
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