East Asian web typography: crossing cultural boundaries for web layout inspiration

A presentation at You Gotta Love Frontend Conference in in Kyiv, Ukraine, 02000 by Chen Hui Jing

This talk traces the parallel history of western and eastern typography from handwriting to the internet age, setting the context for how the web is a brand new medium for typesetting. CSS allows us to implement advanced typographic features and multi-directional layouts, that not only benefits internationalisation, but opens up a myriad of options for creative and interesting layouts in general as well.


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