Bram Stein

Adobe Typekit, Engineer

Bram Stein is an engineer working on web font serving, font loading, and type rendering at Adobe Typekit. In his spare time he creates and maintains a large collection of open source JavaScript libraries for improving browser typography like Typeset and Hypher. He also runs The State of Web Type which contains up to date browser support data for type and typography features on the web.

Talk: The Consequence of Web Fonts

Friday, 10:30

In the last few years the number of sites using web fonts has soared. Unfortunately the default behaviour of most browsers is to hide text while downloading fonts. Find out how to embrace the flash of unstyled text and avoid the devastating effects of hiding your content while fonts are downloading.