There are situations when using negative margins on an element can be the easiest way to “nudge” it out from the rest, treating the exception to the rule in order to simplifiy code.
Archive for May, 2005
Attention to typography can be as important as anything when it comes to design. And with the web’s limited typeface choices, it’s only natural to gain as much knowledge as possible on the subject — getting creative with the little we have to work with. In additon, it’s amazing how the visual quality of something can be drastically increased by choosing the right typeface as well as understanding creative ways to control and present it.
So I ask for your recommendations: what books or online resources provide the best, most helpful information regarding typography — identifying typefaces, how to best utilize type, etc.? I know there is most likely an endless amount of information out there, but knowing where to start is essential.
I rarely read manuals. I realize my productivity could be drastically improved if I studied the tips and tricks related to the things I use in my everyday work. But instead, I end up happily discovering time-savers as I go along. Sometimes years after using the same application over and over.