Re: Online & Offline Doc Help?

Subject: Re: Online & Offline Doc Help?
From: Joe Sokohl <jsokohl -at- mac -dot- com>
To: Geoff Hart <ghart -at- videotron -dot- ca>
Date: Mon, 26 Jan 2009 20:36:47 -0500

As always, G, you are a (demi)god. Mille grazie!

Joe Sokohl

On Jan 26, 2009, at 8:19 PM, Geoff Hart <ghart -at- videotron -dot- ca> wrote:

> Joe Sokohl wondered: <<Today, our global creative director sent me
> this query: "I have been tasked to take a look at our documentation
> both printed and electronic and refresh the look and feel while
> remaining inside the guidelines of our brand. Do you have any data
> or know where I can find data that focuses on readability? Ex. Sans
> serif vs. serif, multi column vs. single column, color choices,
> etc. I have spent some time doing some online research but have had
> minimal success. If you have any data or could recommend a place
> online for me to search I would be grateful.">>
> Try the following for a starter:
> Hart, G. 2008. Much ado about nothing, part 1: the importance of
> white space. Intercom January 2008:36â37.
> Hart, G. 2008. Much ado about nothing, part 2: deconstructing a
> page. Intercom May 2008:38â39.
> Hart, G. 2008. Typography 101A: the role of white space in making
> lines of text readable. Intercom July/August 2008:30â31.
> Hart, G. 2008. Typography 101B: the role of white space in making
> words readable. Intercom December 2008:29â30.
> These are all available on my site (
> ). The 101C installment is due to appear shortly. In the February
> issue, if memory serves, and then it'll be up on my site not long
> afterwards.
> --------------------------------------------------------
> Geoff Hart (
> ghart -at- videotron -dot- ca / geoffhart -at- mac -dot- com
> --------------------------------------------------------
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