4 tips on typography in UI design – InVision Blog

by Chris Bowleron April 6, 2015

Communication plays a vital role in design. Whether you design websites, mobile apps, or wearable UIs, your creations have to clearly communicate their intent and purpose. And since text does a lot of the heavy lifting in communicating purpose, you need a solid understanding of typography.

Of course, designing a user interface differs from designing an ebook or blog theme. But the principles of type-centric design still apply. After all, on-screen communication happens through words, and type is the UI of language.

As Oliver Reichenstein states in his seminal essay, “Web Design is 95% Typography”:

Optimizing typography is optimizing readability, accessibility, usability(!), overall graphic balance.

In other words: optimizing your typography also optimizes your UI.

Here are 4 ways to do just that—plus 3 beautiful products that make the most of their type.

Curated by (Lifekludger)
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