Monday, July 11, 2011
So, in case you haven't noticed, lately I'm feeling very inspired by typography. :) One of my favorite things about stumbling around the internets is when I happen on a page that is so beautifully designed that I forget I'm on the internet.
To me, good typography is key to that experience:
(I highly recommend a click through to this actual post, it is beautiful).
Several things surprised me about the design of this blog - 1. just how breathtakingly pretty the balance of whitespace and text is, 2. even though I'm clearly looking at a computer monitor, I feel like I'm looking at a printed page, and 3. that the body text is actually Rockwell.
And just when I was thinking how weird it was that someone was using Rockwell so successfully on a blog, I found another blog using it well:
Anyhow, back to Veerle's blog - there's a beautiful image of artist Ty Wilkin's posters that I used to generate today's palette:
What about you? Do you find typography inspiring? Any favorite fonts? Any fonts you hate?