There’s a lot of talk on the web lately about the best font size to use online.
Sometimes it’s backed up by studies, and sometimes it’s based on personal experience.
Overall, it’s a great trend. I’m thrilled that we can actually talk about fonts and the web in the same breath.
But while you’re sorting through the font information floating around out there, I’d like to help steer you clear of some pervasive lies. Font users beware!
Newfound font freedom
It wasn’t long ago that we had a minuscule list of unremarkable fonts to choose from. Now, the typographic doors have bust wide open.
Google Fonts are available for free, and Adobe — long a powerhouse font resource on designer’s desktops — acquired Typekit, a leading web font provider and began offering their collection as Adobe Fonts.
This means good times can be had by all: you are free to move about in font land.
But beware …
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