October 2007 Archives
s the browser, as we know it, on the road to extinction? The rise of sophisticated web applications has been making it look increasingly tired of late, in no small part due to the pathetic manner it displays text. Sure, CSS is great, but we're still forced to render text with a tiny set of arbitrary fonts that's looking more restrictive every day. With no one except designers to champion tapping the thousands of available fonts, and type creators themselves spooked about the possible unauthorized use of their creations, what's been missing is a champion of the typographic cause to move things forward.