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a fondness for fonts

Posted in Design, Technology by conorpower on June 1, 2011

I’ve recently come across a couple of sites that really impressed me with their clean design and striking presentation. At these times I’ll often view the source of the page to get a better feel for how the page or site has been put together and see what type of libraries they are using, particularly if there’s an interesting widget or user interaction on the page. I consider it part of the ongoing educational experience and also as a means of staying up to date with the cutting edge of web technologies.

The third time viewing the source for these sites, I noticed that they all had one thing in common: the use of a little snippet of JavaScript referring to a website called TypeKit (www.typekit.com). I didn’t think much of it initially … (more…)

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