If you want to make fine adjustments or add fanciness to your web typography, give polyfills a go. Brian Warren explains.
Sometimes the web feels like a typewriter or, perhaps more fittingly, like Microsoft Word. It feels as if we don’t have the level of control we enjoyed in the days of layout for print using InDesign.
If you are the type of person who itches to tinker with every letter in a headline, then Lettering.js is the perfect tool for you.
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Taking this idea even further, slabText splits headlines into multiple rows that can fill space in a very clever manner.
You can specify important text or text that you want to be a bit larger than others to get a wood type poster effect that is pretty slick. For the right kind of design, this polyfill is just perfect.
Words: Brian Warren
This article originally appeared in net magazine issue 241
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