fonts

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 fonts.com 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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