The Resource Choosing and Using Web Fonts., with Laura Franz

Choosing and Using Web Fonts., with Laura Franz

Label
Choosing and Using Web Fonts.
Title
Choosing and Using Web Fonts.
Statement of responsibility
with Laura Franz
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Contributor
Speaker
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Focuses on the theories behind web fonts: showing what makes a good font, why different fonts look the way they do, and how they affect the look of your web page
  • This course focuses on the theories behind web fonts: what makes a good font, why different fonts look the way they do, and how fonts affect the look of a web page. Author Laura Franz covers common tasks, including downloading a font from an online source such as Typekit or Font Squirrel, implementing the font in HTML and CSS, and changing the size and line-height to improve the readability of text. The course also covers different periods of type design and explores the history behind handwritten fonts, text fonts (used for large amounts of text), and display fonts (used for headlines)
Cataloging source
lynda.com
Characteristic
videorecording
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Franz, Laura
LC call number
LDC97715
PerformerNote
Presenter: Laura Franz. Laura Franz is an associate professor of design and chair of the Design department at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. \n She teaches a wide range of type classes and is the co-coordinator of the Graduate Certificate in Web and Interaction Design, where she also teaches a web typography class.\n Professionally, Laura designs for both print and the web. Ongoing creative research projects include historictype.com, goodwebfonts.com, and the New Bedford Typeface Project, and she is author of the ebook Typographic Web Design: How to Think Like a Typographer in HTML and CSS.\n She is particularly interested in how to teach future typographers the art and responsibilities of the craft
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Lynda.com (Firm)
Runtime
412
Technique
live action
Label
Choosing and Using Web Fonts., with Laura Franz
Link
http://www.wccls.org/lynda
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Publication
Copyright
Note
06/27/2012
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (streaming video)
Form of item
online
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(LDC)LDC97715
System details
Latest version of the following browsers: Chrome, Safari,Firefox, or Internet Explorer. Adobe Flash Player Plugin. JavaScriptand cookies must be enabled. A broadband Internet connection
Label
Choosing and Using Web Fonts., with Laura Franz
Link
http://www.wccls.org/lynda
Publication
Copyright
Note
06/27/2012
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (streaming video)
Form of item
online
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(LDC)LDC97715
System details
Latest version of the following browsers: Chrome, Safari,Firefox, or Internet Explorer. Adobe Flash Player Plugin. JavaScriptand cookies must be enabled. A broadband Internet connection
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