Recently I was asked to do a talk on Typography for the Web to the students at Langara’s Electronic Media Design. A lot of people have come to call themselves web designers from various disparate channels and many have little to no formal training in typography. The discipline of type setting is one I have been constantly honing over the 15 years that I’ve worked as a designer. I still haven’t reached the bottom of this deep well.
As an interaction designer I have an even more focused interest in how type plays out on computer screens and projections. Compared with the printed word our eyes have a very different reaction to type on a screen.
I prepared a 130 slide presentation for the lecture, download the complete PDF here.