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Check out the nice new type on my blog! Okay, so I'm not much of a designer but I really love seeing new typefaces on the web with @font-face. Yep, I'm a little tired of Helvetica, Arial and Times. For this blog (and my Awesome blog) I'm using Typekit to supply the fonts for me. It's fairly easy to set up an account with Typekit and get access to a bunch of nice fonts. Plus, I don't need to host the font files myself and the type designers get paid (yay). I'm using a new feature of TypePad that allows... Continue »
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Just created a TypePad microblog. I'd used TypePad before ultimately choosing Squarespace. (visit Superfloo.us!) Yesterday I read a TypePad email announcing their new, free microblog service; i decided to check it out, since many friends online and off prefer freebies... not necessarily because they're cheap — though I haven't ruled that out — but the overabundance of free services begs ther question: "why pay?" The simple answer is: for better service. However, when a reliable company — like SixApart — offers a free service; quality, although not ensured, is likely. Besides, if the service does suck... it didn't cost anything... Continue »