Nice Web Type

Nice Web Type is one place for web typography, following experiments, advancements, and best practices in typesetting web text. Handcrafted by Tim Brown, Type Manager for Adobe Typekit.

Pixel-based breakpoints are a problem

Lyza Gardner for Cloud Four:

The pixel-based media query @media all and (min-width:656px) still evaluates to true with the zoomed-in text and therefore creates awkwardly-wrapped nav elements.

Nice visuals, and clear reasoning in support of em-based media queries. See also Scott Jehl’s comment, some of which I have added to the units of measurement and sizing type section of our responsive typography core concepts.

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