We have an unhealthy font purchasing habit here in the studio, so we thought that this week, we’d share some of our favourite font landing pages. Enjoy!
I’m an avid note-taker and sketcher so any hand-written font is going to appeal to me. I love the interaction, right at the top of the page. It demonstrates the variable font really well, right off the bat. The variable axes are great too!
This is a great example of how you can use layout, graphic design and illustration to make a huge impact without having to lean much into animation. This site almost looks like a poster. Very good stuff.
⚠️ Motion warning
The scroll animation on this site may well make you sea sick, but it’s cool as heck. The character preview is a really nice touch: it gives each character a great focus for those detail nerds amongst us. Keep your eye on your browser tab too, because there’s a nice little trick — albeit an accessibility red flag — with the
It’s a great, creative site, but I wish they’d focused on the HTML semantics more and provided less animation for people that prefer reduced motion. You can definitely have both creativity and accessibility!
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