New variable font chapter! And bargain tickets for my web typography conference
Good news! Coming soon will be a major update to the Variable Fonts chapter, as standards and support continues to evolve for this fantastic new development. I’ll give this update... Read more
Printed, packed and shipping!
I'm very pleased to say the books and other rewards are now all printed, packaged up (no mean feat - thanks to my friends for helping out) and currently shipping. Depending... Read more
Hot off the press!
I'm just back from Generation Press, the wonderfully helpful printers I'm working with to produce Web Typography. It was an incredibly exciting visit as I got to see... Read more
We print on Wednesday!
A brief but very exciting update. I received the printed proofs last week, and poured over them, checking they were good to go.
I sent the final proof back and... Read more
The ebook is finished, and we're off to the printers!
I'm incredibly excited to say the final proofing of the ebook is complete! Version 1.0 (with a shiny new cover) is now available through the same URL I sent out... Read more
Good news! In short, the ebook is just about ready and I will be making an initial version of it available to all backers who selected ebooks as a... Read more
Work progresses slowly but surely
Just a quick update to say that the finalisation of the book is progressing, but not as quickly as I'd thought. All backers have access to the book as it... Read more
New year update - good news!
Welcome to 2017 - Happy New Year!
December worked out well. I managed to take off 4 days a week from work throughout the month in order to finish off... Read more
In my last update I said I was looking good for finishing the writing before Christmas. You'll be pleased to hear that is still the case!
I've been able to... Read more
A visit to the printer
On Friday I cycled to Generation Press with my brother, Dave, who is in the early stages of designing the physical manifestation of the book. We felt a trip to... Read more
A quick update from Italy
Just a quick update to point you in the direction of some work I've been putting together recently.
I've just returned from a few days in Faenza, a... Read more
Sneak preview, and the first drafts are back from editing
I'm very pleased to say that writing continues apace. I have a decent rhythm and I'm consistently chipping away, slowly but surely.
I had an exciting moment earlier... Read more
First chapters have gone to the editor!
Hello dear backers and friends,
I'm very pleased to say the first batch of chapters have gone to my editor! Once I get the response back, and make the requisite... Read more
December is here, Christmas is approaching. My optimistic schedule had the book finished by now. It is not. But never fear, much progress is being made and (necessary) distractions such... Read more
Ampersand web typography conference and workshop
I love extolling the virtues of great typography on the web, which why I’m writing this book. It’s also why I started the Ampersand web typography conference in 2011. The... Read more
We did it!
More than 200% funded by over 700 backers. Way beyond any expectations I could have had! Thank you so much!
Now of course, the really hard work truly begins.
I'll... Read more
Two days to go! And... Generation Print
Thanks all 587 of you (so far) for backing my Web Typography book. Yesterday we reached the splendid target of £20,000and with two days to go it... Read more
The Importance of Editors
One of the main costs this Kickstarter campaign will cover is that of professional editing. An editor – or more acutely the lack thereof – can make or break a book.... Read more
The Science Bit
In my project description I said:
We’re told that web design is 95% typography. We’re also told – by actual science – that good typography puts you in a good... Read more
FUNDED: I am totally writing a book!
Crikey. What a couple of days. In less than 48 hours, the book is funded. I'm am utterly gobsmacked.
Thank you, thank you, thank you!
The support – from... Read more
50% and counting!
Wow. What can I say. Just 16 hours into the campaign, and the target is already over halfway there! I’m bowled over.
Thank you so much for showing faith in... Read more