Understanding @font-face and Typography

Font implementation and semantic differences in terminology

davidosomething.com currently uses the @font-face CSS rule to load and define fonts. The key point is that fonts, and not typefaces, are defined. A font is “any variant in a typeface’s size and style” (Jon Tan). A key element missing from many @font-face resources online (e.g., tutorials, and CSS generators like Font Squirrel) is the definition of weight and style in the @font-face rule. These two properties are vital when you want to properly use a typeface. Many professional typefaces come in…