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Backgrounder: A History of Web Typography

Instructor: Morten Rand-Hendriksen

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The style and arrangement of text matters. Whether you’re perusing a hardback encyclopedia or a Wikipedia page, typography impacts the way that you interpret written material. And on the web, font choice can also impact a reader’s experience by affecting how quickly your site loads. If you’re ever been curious (or frustrated) about why fonts on the web work the way that they do, then this course is for you. Join Morten Rand-Hendriksen as he takes a deep dive into the past, present, and future of web fonts. Morten covers everything from the origins of the words “lowercase” and “uppercase” to why variable fonts can help solve modern web font performance issues. Tune in to take a closer look at this essential aspect of web design.

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