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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.

Responsive Line Breaks

Dan Mall:

I often come across the problem of widows and orphans when using fully fluid grids, so here are 2 techniques I use to avoid them as much as possible.

See also, followup from Thierry Koblentz.

UPDATE: And don’t forget Nathan Ford’s Widow Tamer, a good character-level companion to these line-level techniques from Mall and Koblentz.

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Combining Typefaces


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