Zeke Franco

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Here you can find most of my what I’m doing around the Web. All of my series of tubes point here—at least the tubes with feeds.

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Frontage Typeface - A Layered Type System

Frontage is a charming layered type system with endless design possibilities using different combinations of fonts and colors. Achieve a realistic 3D effect by adding the shadow font or just use the capital letters of the regular and bold cut for stark artwork. The typeface's design is based on a simple grid which creates the friendly, handcrafted look of facade signs. It is generously spaced for maximum impact of your message. As a display typeface Frontage loves color and is suitable for headlines and logotypes. Details include 224 characters in five styles and manually edited kerning.

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My Session Notes from Chicago Web Conf 2012

Today I attended the second year of the Chicago Web Conf at 1871. These folks threw a great conference and really elevated the whole conference. The folks running the event video recorded the presentations so hopefully they’ll get those up soon. In the meantime I thought I shared some of the rough notes I took with some of the links I was able to round up.

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Overhauling mobile.twitter.com from the ground up After some...

Overhauling mobile.twitter.com from the ground up

After some on-paper iterations and reviews with the design and mobile-web teams, we quickly jumped into HTML/CSS wireframes that we could begin playing with on targeted devices. Even a simple wireframe of a single view proved extremely valuable in setting the tone for the project. It made the product vision much more concrete and gave us a starting point for front-end work.

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How I'm implementing Responsive Web Design – JeffCroft.com

Excerpt: “Although CSS media queries get all the love in design circles, I’ve [Jeff Croft] been experimenting with using Javascript to manage the breakpoints in a responsive or adaptive layout, as well. There are definitely pros and cons to both approaches.”

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