A Curated List of Interesting Stuff
3 Things This Week: A Curated List of Interesting Stuff
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Buddha Revealed

August 4, 2017

Explore and Reveal and Actualize Our Infinite Life of Wisdom

Fresh from our class "Exploring Our Infinite Life" with SF Zen Center Senior Dharma Teacher Reb Anderson, we have Buddha on the brain. In Japan, architect Tadao Ando brought the 1,500 lb. Buddha to life by covering the statue below the head with a hill of lavender plants. Check this miraculous work of environmental art!

Weekend reads

Type on the Web: Equilateral Triangle of a Perfect Paragraph

London-based UX designer Matej Latin has a mission in life: to raise awareness of the important role typography plays on the web. He created "Better Web Typography for a Better Web" -- a course which became a book meant for web designers and developers everywhere. "One of the most important things in typography is to shape a seamless reading experience that invites the reader and presents the content in an objective way. To do that, we need to be able to shape perfect paragraphs." Perfect paragraphs, Latin goes on to explain, find the equal balance between type size, line length, and line height. Details create the big picture.

 

The Perfect Paragraph Web Typography Learning Game

Now, you're ready to test your knowledge in the Equilateral Triangle of the Perfect Paragraph Web Typography Learning Game. Here are a few guidelines to help your score.

  • Ideal type sizes: 18px-22px (desktop) and 16px (mobile)  
  • Ideal line length: 55-75 characters 
  • Ideal line height: 1.3-1.7

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