Speaking about Thomas and believing: I am the kind of Thomas which only believes in what can be seen. And I think it is not necessary to see a difference in spacing between i and j in gumm… (View Post)
Still legible, yes, but still there are differences that are relevant when it comes to legibility. Last year, I experimented with some Photoshop filters until I got results that were very … (View Post)
Of course one can ‘tweak Helvetica’ and thus improve legibility. But as long as design (here: a preference for a Helvetica look and feel) reigns over functionality, it is not likely that optimal legi… (View Post)
—why not have italics that are darker instead?
Because that is not what the reader expects. From that point of view, a darker italic would not be as functional as a lighter italic. If you want to use… (View Post)
Just put every character between every character. Start with o and l because they are normally spaced symmetrically. Followed by n and u to have another basic counter next to o. Followed by bdpq &… (View Post)