Food experience designer Veronica Fossa went through a rebranding, and submitted her website for typographic review. In the video, recorded as a live call, I cover some issues with font sizes, a little CSS, and how to improve the spacing of the headings of her blog section. You can jump to the parts that interest you most by checking out the chapter marks.
Veronica’s goal behind learning about typography
She went through a rebranding. With typography, Veronica wants to communicate what her brand is about and have it coherent and cohesive look and feel.
The design process
A friend was the brand strategist, a designer suggested the typography for the site, her brother did the web design, but she did the art direction.
People should feel welcome, she wants to bring in the senses as much as possible.
Introduce your typographic choices in the heading section. If you use two typefaces, show them.
Set the testimonial quotes smaller, so it’s easier to read them as a unit.
Make the headlines in the blog section smaller and set them in the same typeface as the body text.
How it turned out
I did the recording for this video a while back, and what Veronica showed, was still in progress. In the meantime, she adopted some more changes and also reworked her logotype, which I really like. It shows much more personality, and fits her topic better. See for yourself and check out Veronica’s website.
Let me know in the comments, how you liked this new format as a call! Also consider submitting your app or website for a free typographic review.