Adding Custom Fonts to E-reading apps

September 10, 2013 // 7 Comments

Ever found an e-reading app you like, but the font choices drive you crazy? Not all apps support loading your own fonts, but several Android apps do, notably Aldiko, Moon+ [...]

Should we make e-books harder to read?

February 11, 2012 // 4 Comments

In 2010, I looked at a Princeton study that found using harder-to-read fonts actually improved memory retention. Recently, writer Alan Jacobs at The Atlantic has considered [...]

A typographic checklist

May 8, 2011 // 1 Comment

This checklist is from an article in Monotype Imaging’s site.  If you go to the original article you will find links to each item on the list with an [...]

Review of the typography of The Daily

February 7, 2011 // 0 Comments

We’ve all seen plenty of reviews of The Daily, but how about a review of its typography! As a “font fan” I found this fascinating. Here’s a snippet: [...]

Are e-readers too easy to read?

January 15, 2011 // 10 Comments

With all the discussions of eyestrain that have taken place over the last few years, you can imagine the double-take I executed when I saw an article in The Telegraph that [...]
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