Web Design is 95% Typography

I have a confession to make: I love typography. And having just read Web Design is 95% Typography, I think I love it just a little bit more:

95% of the information on the web is written language. It is only logical to say that a web designer should get good training in the main discipline of shaping written information, in other words: Typography.

Macro-typography (overall text-structure) in contrast to micro typography (detailed aspects of type and spacing) covers many aspects of what we nowadays call “information design”.

Optimizing typography is optimizing readability, accessibility, usability(!), overall graphic balance.

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