March 5: Thinking in Sketches

Class Topics

  • Thinking in sketches: Making and using effective and useful thumbnails and wireframes
  • Open Type Features: ligatures, small caps, old-style figures, lining-figures, tabular figures, fractions, etc.
  • CSS Properties: font-variant-ligatures, font-variant-caps, font-variant-numeric, font-feature-settings, text-rendering (See Adobe’s Syntax for OpenType Features for more help)
  • Punctuation: spaces and dashes
  • Google Font Open Type feature resource (notice that this resource is not pefect and is not supported by Google)


  • Wrap up Exercise 4