And no more shitty subtitle fonts, either.

Well, they will admittedly remain shitty for a while, but the end of shittiness is nigh, for I have launched a project that will commission and design and then test a series of fonts custom-engineered for the demands of reading captions and subtitles. This is for real.

Read the new site, Screenfont.ca. If it looks like someone competent actually designed it, that is because someone competent actually did – my esteemed colleague Antonio Cavedoni (op. cit.).

So read and learn and, if you’re a type designer, help us out. For everybody else? Well, my advice is simple: For the love of God stop using Arial.

The foregoing posting appeared on Joe Clark’s personal Weblog on 2005.02.16 20:42. This presentation was designed for printing and omits components that make sense only onscreen. (If you are seeing this on a screen, then the page stylesheet was not loaded or not loaded properly.) The permanent link is:

(Values you enter are stored and may be published)



This personal Weblog is unlikely to be updated again until my next book comes out. (See Best postings)

Archives by category

Archives by date

Just add /year/month/day/ to the end of site’s URL, blog.fawny.org. You can add just /year/month/, or just /year/, if you wish. Years are four-digit, month and day two-digit (with padding zero below 10). For example:

Copyright © 2004–2023

You enjoy fawny.blog

Transgenderism is to be opposed categorically