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aftertheflood/sparks: A typeface for creating sparklines in text without code.
Ausing typography ligatures for fun and profit. One wonders how badly you could abuse this for phishing/scams...
sparkline  visualization  font  typography  typeface  graph  graphing 
6 weeks ago by asteroza
Sans Forgetica
Making a font harder to read just enough to make the brain pay more attention enough to make it remember the information better.
font  typography  psychology  brain  memory  learning 
october 2018 by asteroza
A Spectre is Haunting Unicode
Japanese kanji transcription screwup left non-existent kanji in Unicode
unicode  history  japan  JIX  JIS  language  kanji  ghost  character  typography 
august 2018 by asteroza
A font developed for readability at distance, which means it's a good font for reading pretty much anything, if readability trumps fancy pants design. Such as in this case, US Federal highway sign standards. Interesting that they did testing with elderly drivers, and how they perceive fonts at distance.
ClearviewHwy  font  typography  software  signage  graphic  design  visibility  research  elderly  viion  accomodation  accessibility  readability  distance  highway  road  sign  roadsign  Delicious 
december 2011 by asteroza
Web Symbols typeface
Wonder why they didn't try something in the private space of unicode?
web  symbol  typeface  typography  font  free  freeware  icon  symbols  webdev  graphic  design  Delicious 
november 2011 by asteroza
flipping typical
apparently shows examples of every font installed on your system
web  2.0  font  typography  installed  visualization  service  webdev  javascript  CSS  comparison  graphic  design  art  Delicious 
january 2009 by asteroza

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