Sophisticated Font Control Coming to the E-World

Written on November 11, 2010

As this post on Cnet details: [], we’re finally gaining some more sophisticated control over the typefaces we use online. Yes, the arcane world of leading, kerning and ligatures is finding it’s way into the plasma light of 21st-century communications.

This is good news for sure when it comes to site development. But it also marks one more hurdle overcome towards digitizing the world of slick-print. We’ve had sophisticated control over photography for a while now. User interfaces are becoming more and more intuitive. But when it comes to laying out a truly well-designed piece, type is often where you’re hunting for a workaround. Perhaps not for long.

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