It's an old question, but an important one. Let's see if we can get a good, nuanced, ideally evidence-based answer. So, old-school wisdom (certainly, how I was taught back in the day) says that serif ...
All I could find on the subject was this paper, which is pretty interesting in itself. But it only deals with preference. 57% of the test subject prefers hyphenated text. This is kind of surprising ...
Light text on a dark background vs. dark text on a light background: which allows the reader to keep focusing for longer?
I did not want to get to the endless war of dark-on-light vs light-on-dark, but recently I discovered something interesting: while light-on-dark text is still less tiring for my eyes (and I also ...
If you browse websites, you can find pretty much all types of sidebar menus: on top (like our very own Stack Exchange), as left or right menu bar, or even at the bottom (though that's a less common ...
I hear all the time that "serif is better in print and sans is better on screen", but I've never seen any research backing that up. It seems like it's just based on people seeing serif in print their ...
I'm looking for some tips on how to approach research as a graphic designer. I want to create a research workflow that i can use for any kind of design job. How and where do i start? What questions ...
I was given an assignment at work to redesign a manual (about 350p), or textbook if you will, for both the print version, and create a web version as well, (to include video and interactive elements). ...
I couldn't find any authoritative references about this which are available on public internet. the code is 0x2008.