Monday, September 14, 2009

How We Read

Cyrus Highsmith of Font Bureau fame has written (and illustrated!) a brief explanation of how we read.

The typographer’s job is to work within the limits of the reader’s preferences and eyesight so the words go smoothly into the brain. With experience, the typographer is able to judge what settings will be the most comfortable for the reader.

Read the entire post here.

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