Obscure sexy websites
Kind of like a typographical version of Kim Kardashian. Four years of academic writing in the same boring 12-point font, one-inch margins, MLA format, blah, blah, blah. Don’t go medieval on your web design with this extra old-school typeface.
A Web Safe font is one that won’t change when condensed or stretched to fit onto different screens or appear in multiple systems.
Sans is a French word that translates to “without,” so essentially Serif fonts are those which have stylistic markings at the ends of letter strokes, while Sans Serif fonts are simply the letters with no additional trimmings.
There are of course thousands of variations within these two major categories, and some other more esoteric categories which are popular in their own way, but for simplicity sake I’ll only be covering the two major font types in this article.
As it turns out, there are well established standards and practices when it comes to practical web fonts.
This is one of the fonts I used earlier to illustrate the difference between Serif and Sans Serif fonts, and for good reason.As such, they now have the benefit of being widely supported on most major browsers and devices.This can be problematic if you want to get crazy eclectic and psycho esoteric with your web fonts, because many of the obscure typeface offerings that you love might not be compatible with major browsers.By Zack Rutherford Mar 29, 2015 If a picture is worth a thousand words, what is the exchange rate for picturesque web fonts? Perhaps a picture is only worth 20 or 30 words in a sweet typeface.In reference to the web design business, it’s often up to you to determine the exact value, and to justify the value to the client for that matter.