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2.1 An Introduction

Hi guys, welcome to An Introduction to Web Typography, a Tuts+ Premium course. My name’s Ian Yates and this first video is going to break you in gently. We’re going to take a look at what Web Typography is, and talk about why it’s worth taking seriously.

Typography is a discipline of graphic design which goes back centuries, and just because we’re now looking at type by means of a different medium, that doesn’t mean we’re dealing with a whole new kettle of fish. Rules and conventions which have applied to typography through the ages, are equally relevant now.

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