Hasty Treat - CSS Typography and Systems


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); Links Tweet us your tasty treats!

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