Typography in digital experiences is unavoidable, and for years it was a fight we mostly lost. Today, however, technology is on our side! High resolution screens, an expanding library of open fonts and new flexibility in nearly every UI technology have made digital typography more fun and more interesting than ever. We'll cover all aspects of working with digital type: everything from choosing complimentary typefaces to licensing, rendering and a system for layout and sizing. We all love type. Come to this talk to learn why!
In recognition of his contributions, not only to our apps, but to the ongoing dialogue about user experience in software development, we'd like to share some of Bill Van Hecke's thoughts on Designing Graceful, Gracious Interfaces for iPad with you. For those of you who couldn't attend the Voices That Matter conference, here's his keynote presentation (paired with some audio from one of his practice sessions).
You are directly responsible for what you put into the world. Yet every day designers all over the world work on projects without giving any thought or consideration to the impact that work has on the world around them. This needs to change.