A Closer Look At Font Rendering →
Type designer and Typekit consultant Tim Ahrens has written a comprehensive state of the play for Smashing Magazine regarding rendering engines and font formats for screen use. He covers the basics of rasterisation, the benefits and drawbacks of the Windows ClearType renderer, and the differences between PostScript and TrueType outlines. A must read.
Letterboxd goes public
Letterboxd: Today we’re pleased to announced our transition from private to public beta. All pages on Letterboxd are now publicly visible (except for those deemed private by their owners), and all new users are able to send invitations to friends immediately following sign up. Letterboxd will remain invitation-only for a period, to enable us to control our rate of growth. Beyond thrilled to...