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Understanding Web Fonts and Getting the Most Out of Them



CSS-Tricks | Thierry Blancpain Thierry Blancpain is a brand and interaction designer at Informal Inquiry in New York City and co-founder of Grilli Type, a Swiss type foundry. While this article is generally applicable to all web fonts, Grilli Type fonts are used throughout as examples of the concepts, particularly those demonstrating OpenType features. Using your own fonts instead of system fonts is getting easier, but itโ€™s still an evolving field. Weโ€™ll go over the different types of font formats and cover tips and best practices for them in this