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I’m an independent IT consultant and entrepreneur in the Internet and software business. I’m interested in design, enterprise applications, web apps and SaaS products. I design and develop business solutions and applications. I help companies in terms of software quality and knowledge transfer, e.g. with Angular and Spring Boot.

Peter Müller @ Fronteers 2019: High Performance Web Fonts

Peter Müller - High Performance Web Fonts from Fronteers on Vimeo. Read more

The Scoville Scale of Web Font Loading Opinions – Zach Leatherman @ beyond tellerrand 2019

The Scoville Scale of Web Font Loading Opinions - Zach Leatherman from beyond tellerrand on Vimeo. Read more

Cracking the Code – David Jonathan Ross

At this year's beyond tellerrand typeface designer David Jonathan Ross gave an interesting talk about the typography of programming, including its history and the design rationale behind monospace fonts, in his own words hitting the sweet spot that is the nerd trifecta of history, programming and fonts: Cracking the Code - David Jonathan Ross - btconfDUS 2016 from beyond tellerrand on Vimeo. The talk contains a lot of intriguing insights into why programming fonts are designed the way they are, what UX ... Read more

Fonts in use: Typefaces in the wild

I like the simple elegance of type, the multitude of typefaces - from very ancient to very modern - available today and the vast range of intent, identity, tone and voice typefaces allow you to convey. I think you could say I'm fond of fonts (though as any type nerd will tell you there's a subtle, yet distinct, though today not anymore relevant difference between the two) ... Seeing fonts in use in the wild is really intriguing because it shows what ... Read more

Practical Typography

Under Butterick's Practical Typography you'll find a highly interesting, comprehensive online book by Matthew Butterick about typography and how to put it to use. The book can be read for free. However, the author suggests a variety of ways of paying him for his work. So, if you find this resource as useful as I do, please don't hesitate to compensate the author for his efforts so he'll be able to keep up his great work. Read more