It's not the same principle as with the /eight or /S. Those are symmetrical characters conceptually. The top part is smaller to make them more optically symmetrical. The /a is not symmetrical in that… ((more))
I use the worst tool – the trackpad of my MacBook – and I think what’s really helped me protect my wrists has been AntiRSI, an app that interrupts me every ten minutes for a short break, and every ho… ((more))
Agree with Chris and especially Mark. There are two parts to this question of balance with the “a”: the size of the upper aperture compared to the counter, and the left-right balancing/positioning of… ((more))
No they should not.
The phonetic characters are not symbols but letters. These letters are a part of the (extended) Latin writing system. This needs to get materialized by the font design… ((more))
I've spent the past twenty years advising against the use of PUA encodings for typographic variants on the basis that digital text is living text (unlike a printed page), that it persists and should … ((more))
In general, there is an acceptance of variation for the contrast axis for the Greek, so depending on this, the stems could follow either direction regarding their width. It all depen… ((more))
Earlier today I presented the Type.World project at Robothon 2018, a font installer protocol/app in development.
Please check the website at https://type.world,
the code on GitHub at http://git… ((more))