Type notes etc

Notes on type, typography & web design

Sassline v1.1

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I recently shipped an updated version of Sassline — my starting point for developing websites to a baseline grid with rems and Sass. It is what was born out of my previous blog post and from the development of the previous iteration of this blog. It is most useful for type heavy sites such as blogs, or for rapid prototyping.

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Baseline rem

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Whilst developing this blog, I've been playing with a new technique for sizing text and creating a layout based on proportions from the type – effectively using a baseline grid. I’m still undecided whether it is a bad idea or pure genius. Either way, it’s been a good experience trying it out and I furthered my knowledge of the power of Sass.

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Type notes

Early drawings

Welcome to v2 of my blog – Type notes. My first attempt at blogging was not very fruitful, however now I have a little more time on my hands I hope to progress my writing and delve further into some ideas. My love of type and typography was ignited at the University of Reading at my time there on my degree. The image above shows some early drawings from the first ever typeface I designed (which were promptly slated and thrown away).

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Typenot.es is a collection of notes written by Jake Giltsoff on all things typographic. Jake is a designer at fffunction in the UK & studied typography at the University of Reading. If you have any comments, please get in touch via twitter.