Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Oliver Reichenstein on Design

Sam Byford interviews iA Writer developer Oliver Reichenstein (via David Heinemeier Hansson):

We noticed right away that our font didn’t look right on Retina displays, and adjusted it until it looked and felt the same as on lower resolutions. However, grading alone is not enough—the iPhone, Mac and iPad have different canvas sizes and reading distances, which require a lot of alterations from spacing to line height to gutter sizes. I am currently discussing this in a series of articles I’m writing on the new challenges of typography in the age of responsive design.

Here’s his Bringing Responsiveness to Apps.

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