Compose to a Vertical Rhythm

December 4, 2008

On the Web, ver­ti­cal rhythm is con­tributed to by three fac­tors: font size, line height and mar­gin or padding. All of these fac­tors must cal­cu­lated with care in order that the rhythm is maintained.

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Incremental leading

December 3, 2008

In edi­to­r­ial design, there is a tech­nique used for side­notes and box­outs that aligns to the base­line grid, or ver­ti­cal rhythm. It’s called incre­men­tal leading.

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