Web Fonts Performance by Bram Stein

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This is the third talk in a set of three talks on Visual Performance delivered on April 1, 2016 at Fronteers Spring Conference in Amsterdam Web fonts are great. They are also be really bad for performance because they block rendering. You may have experienced this on a slow cellular network. Staring at a blank…

Geomicons, Open Source Icons for the Web

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Smaller than similar web fonts icons and with fewer network requests than other solutions, Geomicons Open is built from the ground up for performance. Designed on a grid for pixel-precision at standard sizes, each icon is hand-coded to avoid the extra bloat from traditional vector drawing applications. Each icon is designed on a 32 x…

Brick, Web fonts that actually look good

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In the age of the Internet, we’ve found ourselves in yet another typographic battle. In an effort to speed up loading times, we’ve compressed fonts, and along the way, we’ve lost the majority of the quality of rendered type. The fonts served by Brick are clones of the original, converted without modification to WOFF format…