Google: The Redesign

\\'I had just assumed that Google was hostile to designers,\\' says Matias Duarte one afternoon this summer. We\\'re in a drab Google conference room at the Plex, and Duarte sports a red-and-yellow floral-print shirt, skinny khaki pants, and a pair of white sunglasses. With his short, matted hair,

So, You're a Web Designer, Right?

What is the role of a web designer nowadays? An article about the changes that came with the awareness of responsive web design and the new workflow of designing in the browser.When I started doing this we were what you’d call a petit-comitè. I called myself a developer ...

Eight Important Factors of Good Web Typography

Good typography can be a cornerstone to a successful web design. Because so much of web design comprises of text, hitting the right mark for your typography is a key factor in the overall success of your site. The subtleties of fine typography can be a difficult thing ...

The Font Wars: A Story On Rivalry Between Type Foundries

I had thought terms like “intellectual property” and “intellectual theft” were of fairly recent provenance, so my eye was caught by the latter’s use in a headline of a 1930 edition of the US trade journal The American Printer.The article it headed proved to be equally intriguing, a ...