“I thought my eyesight was beginning to go. It turns out, I’m suffering from design”, says Kevin Marks at backchannel.com.
Not all Cyrillic languages use exactly the same characters as Russia – find out about the difference in this blog post by Krista Radoeva.
Angela Riechers about Kazimir and Kazimir Text by Ilya Ruderman and Yury Ostromentsky (CSTM Fonts). Via AIGA Eye on Design blog.
Thoughts on why UI has a limited lifespan, and potential measures we can take to ensure designs have longevity.
Christian Miller explains why your body text is too small and features 4 reasons why to design with bigger body text.
The world we see with our eyes is just one view of reality, but microscopes can bring a smaller, practically invisible universe within reach. Via Business Insider UK.
A transit map is much more than a list of stations. It’s the underlying anatomy of your city. It shows how people move, how neighbourhoods are connected, and how your craziest city adventures begin.
Mala is inspired by and geared to cartography and the design of maps, but by far not limited to that realm. The distinct condensed and extended styles — all including special decorative swash capitals — make the family versatile beyond structured text and labels and enable compact as well as lavish, exuberant display typography. (more…)