Web Fonts & Enhancements
Yesterday I found myself thoroughly impressed with Laura Kalbag’s effort to ensure the Indie Tech Summit website remains well designed.
In the screenshot above you can see the page design before and after web fonts have loaded. This is a superb example of progressive enhancement.
Had web fonts failed to load I wouldn’t have known otherwise. Of course, in comparison the preferred design look so much nicer, but what’s important is that should this not be available, nothing looks noticeably broken.
In my latest portfolio piece I too have taken advantage of web font loading in order to improve the website’s typography:
Usually I’ll strive for simplicity wherever possible. In this case I wish a single