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A little bit about typefaces, and Comic Sans

A little bit about typefaces, and Comic Sans

By on Feb 12, 2013 in Blog

A lot of elements go into making a great website design, but one of the big cornerstones of any design is picking the right font. What font family will you use for headers or the menu, how big is the text, and when you mouse-over a link, does it change colour, or does an underline simply appear?

On the dark side of this topic, a lot of people have come to hate and loathe the ugly duckling of the font universe: Comic Sans, and that’s for good reason. In the history of typography, no font has been so widely used in so many unfortunate ways, but this video offers a mild defence for Comic Sans, and why it may not be as bad as we think… well, at least to a certain degree.

In Defence of Comic Sans:

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