Hasty Treat - CSS Typography and Systems

Jan. 18, 2021, 8 a.m. (1 year, 10 months ago)

In this Hasty Treat, Scott and Wes talk about CSS typography, and how to quickly get up and running with type systems.

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Show Notes

05:00 - How do you define type at the start of a new project?

15:03 - How do media queries and screen sizes affect your system?

16:58 - Why are systems in type important?

20:21 - How do you design a type system?

  • Scott’s type system:
 /* Font Sizes */   --baseFontSize: 1rem;   --baseNavSize: 0.64rem;   --smallFontSize: 0.8rem;   --smallestFontSize: 0.512rem;    --xtra-big-ass-heading: 3.052rem;   --xtra-heading: 2.441rem;   --heading-1: 1.953rem;   --heading-2: 1.563rem;   --heading-3: 1.25rem;   --heading-4: var(--baseFontSize);   --heading-5: var(--smallFontSize);   --heading-6: 0.64rem;   --heading-7: var(--smallestFontSize);  


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