Richard Rutter

Richard Rutter is Production Director at Clearleft, a user experience consultancy based in Brighton, UK. He curates The Elements of Typographic Style Applied to the Web, a practical guide to web typography. Richard blogs on a site called Clagnut.

Also from this author

Web Typography: Numerals

In this excerpt from Chapter 2 of Richard Rutter’s Web Typography, he explains the importance of proper numeral usage in our work, including when you should and shouldn’t use “old-style” numerals.

How to Size Text in CSS

It's a tug-of-war as old as web design. Designers need to control text size and the vertical grid; readers need to be able to resize text. A better best practice for sizing type and controlling line-height is needed; and in this article, Richard Rutter obligingly supplies one.