In Brief

We recently discovered what is claimed to be the first sub-pixel type family.

We recently discovered what is claimed to be the first sub-pixel type family. Seen in actual size above, the typeface has an x-height of 3 pixels, and is still readable at this scale. Though we wonder about real world applications of this font, it’s at the very least an inspiring design excercise. To understand the world of sub-pixels and why it remains legible, swissmiss points us to this informative page that explains it as follows:

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