It's not your eyes, it's the font

Web designers have more tools than ever for adjusting colors on their websites, and Kevin Marks says that's not always a good thing. Marks delves into details of typography to show how some websites sacrifice legibility for looks: "There’s a widespread movement in design circles to reduce the contrast between text and background, making type harder to read. Apple is guilty. Google is, too. So is Twitter. Typography may not seem like a crucial design element, but it is."

Dec. 7, 2016

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