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Going back to vertical rhythm

by Topper on April 7th, 2008

I had occassion to go back to the excellent 24ways.org post Compose to a Vertical Rythm.

“Space in typography is like time in music. It is infinitely divisible, but a few proportional intervals can be much more useful than a limitless choice of arbitrary quantities.” So says the typographer Robert Bringhurst[…]

What a great article (check out the first comment… that says it all). Vertical rhythm is hard, but when it’s done right – it makes such beautiful pages that just flow correctly into one another.