How do you choose the best fonts for a brand identity among the thousands
of options available on the interwebs these days? Whether you’re starting
from scratch or rebranding like us, this step-by-step guide can help focus
and direct your process.
First, define your brand goals. Next, explore your options. There are many
excellect resources that offer free, high quality, and accessible fonts; I
list 7 of my favorites in this guide. Create element collages to test your
typeface pairings in context. Finally, vote on the best options with your
I did a live Q&A at SitePoint
back in August.
We talked about
customizing Susy for your needs,
why you might not need a grid system,
other tools I'm working on,
and how to select or build your own toolkits.
It was a wild two-hours
of typing as fast as I could,
and hoping to sound intelligent.
Thanks for asking the questions!
It was a pleasure speaking at
CSSConf 2016 in Boston!
Here are some of my notes from the event —
coverig everything from
creativity and the Bauhaus movement
to SVG 2 internals,
CSS grid layouts,
and custom properties
(e.g. CSS-native variables).
I included links to slides and video
OddBird met for a work retreat in April. On the Oddgenda: grow the company and redesign OddSite. I came home from retreat tasked with reviewing OddBird’s web presence and proposing ways to improve communication about our process and services in order to attract new clients.