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Web Directions Hover ’21 session spotlight–Typography superpower with variable fonts and CSS

Typography superpower with variable fonts and CSS

Ananya Neogi, Frontend developer

Over the years, there has been a lot of effort in getting typography on the web right. With the advent of variable fonts, we’re already witnessing how it improves the experience and even web performance.

We’ll explore how adding modern CSS capabilities such as layout grids and custom properties in the mix truly gives us superpowers to create practical dynamic type systems that are accessible, performant and works across various screen dimensions.

About Ananya Neogi


Ananya Neogi is a Frontend Developer at Shopify. She’s also an occasional writer and speaker sharing her insights and experiences in tech.

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