Typography

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A friend recently emailed me that his wife, who was a professional typesetter by trade, thought that my use of italics for the first letter of paragraphs after some headings, was not good design.  I was already doubling the size of the letter and changing its colour.  It was a bit of overkill and I was doing something “because I could” – which is not a basis for good design.

Since then I have come across two wonderful websites for those who are at all interested in typography.

http://www.inspirationbit.com/

and

http://ilovetypography.com/

Both are WordPress sites.

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