Apparently 95% of all the information on the Internet is written language and yet when we think of good web design we normally focus on layout and images.

Over at Information Architects there is a great article on why web design is actually all about typography.

‘Back in 1969, Emil Ruder, a famous Swiss typographer, wrote on behalf of his contemporary print materials what we could easily say about our contemporary websites: “Today we are inundated with such an immense flood of printed matter that the value of the individual work has depreciated, for our harassed contemporaries simply cannot take everything that is printed today. It is the typographer’s task to divide up and organize and interpret this mass of printed matter in such a way that the reader will have a good chance of finding what is of interest to him.”‘

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