Archive for the ‘typography’ Category

Scrolling Letters Animation

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Recently we’ve stumbled upon a really nice effect on Akademi’s website: the main title of the page moves along as one scrolls down and changes depending on the section that is currently in the viewport. We thought this would be an awesome e...

Scrolling Letters Animation

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Recently we’ve stumbled upon a really nice effect on Akademi’s website: the main title of the page moves along as one scrolls down and changes depending on the section that is currently in the viewport. We thought this would be an awesome e...

One File, Many Options: Using Variable Fonts on the Web

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In 2016, an important development in web typography was jointly announced by representatives from Adobe, Microsoft, Apple, and Google. Version 1.8 of the OpenType font format introduced variable fonts. With so many big names involved, it's unsurprising...

Decorative Letter Animations

Today we’d like to share some fun letter animations with you. The idea is based on Animography’s Dribbble shot “Us By Night” where various little shapes animate with some letters. We wanted to explore some similar animations usi...

Letter Effects and Interaction Ideas (Part 2)

Today we’d like to share some more letter effects with you. Just like in the first set, we play around with hover and click interactions to create some fun typography animations. For some animations we use anime.js. Charming.js helps us with the ...

An Introduction to the `fr` CSS unit

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With all the excitement around CSS Grid, I haven't seen as much talk about the new fr CSS length unit (here's the spec). And now that browser support is rapidly improving for this feature, I think this is the time to explore how it can be used in conju...

The Equilateral Triangle of a Perfect Paragraph

Still, too many web designers neglect the importance of typography on the web. So far, I've only met a few that really understand typography and know how to apply that knowledge to their work. And the lack of knowledge about typography doesn't come fro...

Letter Effects and Interaction Ideas

Today we’d like to share four typography animations with you. Letters are such a great thing to play with and they allow for so many interesting interactions and effects to enhance a design and make decorative headlines stand out. For some animat...