Thursday, February 25th, 2010

Typekit experiment: conclusion

It’s time to turn my Typekit code off. Typekit offers an online library of fonts you can use in your blog or web site without relying on it being installed on your visitor’s computer. Though it’s been exciting to see Freelance Unbound with a headline font that isn’t either Georgia or Verdana (the web’s two […]

Saturday, February 13th, 2010

My experiment with Typekit

Which, if you’re reading this on Freelance Unbound and not an RSS feed, you’ll see working in the headline above. That whole new typographic look is thanks to Typekit – a service that allows web users to access a font library online and so expand the typography available to web designers. Normally, the drawback with […]

Thursday, September 3rd, 2009

OJB undesigns redesign

I snarked a bit recently about the recent redesign of the Online Journalism Blog – I thought it made the site less usable and seem less full. It seems my campaign has been vindicated –  the OJB has reverted to its former design (or at least something like it), which, while not perfect (and what […]

Tuesday, August 25th, 2009

Critique of the Online Journalism Blog's new look

Being as I’ve been too busy checking, unchecking and then rechecking tick boxes on a CMS for the past few weeks, I’ve only just caught up with the redesign of Paul Bradshaw’s Online Journalism Blog. The OJB is excellent as a resource, but it used to look dreadful – tiny type, an unattractive colour scheme […]