Ten strategies for using type on the web

01 Relax
Try to maintain a relaxed distance from the screen. A great deal of design flaws originate from being too close to the screen. Good typography flows nicely from a comfortable reading distance. Realise that the average reading distance is greater for screen readers, therefore fonts need to be proportionally larger.

02 Forget Photoshop
Begin with a dry-erase board or a piece of paper, and then make a quick sketch with a vector program such as Fireworks or Illustrator. Once you've established a basic grid, begin working with CSS and HTML.

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