Web typography is confusing. Do you know the best practices?
When I started looking around at popular websites to figure out the best practices for web typography, I must admit I was baffled. Below are some examples of typography scales I pulled from a few popular websites and design systems. Can you find the unifying pattern?
Clearly there are different approaches to type systems. The reality is that as a web community we don’t all agree. However, like most design problems, it really starts by addressing the user’s needs.
Here are three general typography system archetypes. Most companies will utilize all three of these at some point but it’s important to recognize the underlying user needs being addressed by each orientation.
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