Resources | Articles – Out of the box: Simple guidelines for better typography by Brian Sooy | FunctionFox Systems
As designers, we want the spacing between the letters and the words on the page to be perfect – for even color on the printed page, consistent letter spacing and uniform word spacing.
Open a book; pick up a magazine; read a brochure… Readability is not accidental. Someone has carefully spaced the typeface, deliberately managing the number of hyphens and the placement of other punctuation, and eliminating the double spaces between sentences from the client copy. How do you keep track of all that?