Web Typography and Related

A collection of typography articles and my accompanying understandings, thoughts and integration ideas.

Font-size

Units

Modular Scale

Fluid Type

Vertical Rhythm & Baseline

Block spacing

Tools

Mobile indexing – we’re now in mobile

https://webmasters.googleblog.com/2016/11/mobile-first-indexing.html?ref=webdesignernews.com&m=1

That’s great news. Not because I prefer mobile it’s just now I have a clear marker. I can now use above article to reference with myself and clients regarding the time and attention needed for mobile design.

… Another thought. It makes me think that there are so many themes serving unknowing business right now that do not focus on mobile content first, perhaps with the landscape showing such profound shifts it’s time for theme shops to give the smaller screen more attention.

Sounds great – Moon Titan has the potential to be a great place live

https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/guest-blog/lets-colonize-titan/

I keep landing on this site when following research trails and whilst I’m still decide on the validity of the information (For me it’s worth spending time vetting sources of information), I find the reading experience great.

The lack of “selling” let’s me focus on what I’m reading but also gives me the feeling that the information is important and cared for by it’s producers.

For now this way of sharing information/journalism works for my mind and gut.

Sugar

Sugar = glucose

glucose = energy

The issue with sugar is not the sugar per say, but more about the way we ingest it. All foods contain a type of sugar. When we eat a food such as fruit our intestinal bacteria have to break the cells of the fruit down to access the sugar. This takes time and therefore the sugar is released slowly, giving our organs time to process this vital energy.

By contrast, when we consume pure sugar of any kind it goes straight into the body, putting excess strain on our vital organs. It can also give us the perception that we have eaten enough, disregarding the urge to eat based on impulses from the body craving nutrients after consuming sugar.

References

https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/brainwaves/is-sugar-really-toxic-sifting-through-the-evidence/