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What is Web Preflight?

Aug 11th, 2014 by Max Tokman

We created Web Preflight as our internal tool to speed up validation of Photoshop web designs for issues that routinely come up during web development. Now it is available to the public as a free online service that checks Photoshop web designs for file organization, spelling, size matching target devices, color and web typography.
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Best web design tool: InDesign vs. Photoshop

Jul 28th, 2014 by Max Tokman

When comparing Photoshop and InDesign as web design tools, we have to think back to their history. InDesign was meant to offer same multi-page layout and type controls. Over time, it provided web-friendly HTML and CSS export. Photoshop was an image editing software, even as it added typography, vector objects and web-friendly color space and export.
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Custom typography on the web

Jun 2nd, 2014 by Max Tokman

Online presence is always a part of the overall branding strategy and as such, follows the same typography guidelines.  As we all know by now, web typography presents a unique set of challenges; fortunately, for every challenge there’s a solution.  The technical solution is driven by larger decisions - generic free fonts vs. custom licensed typography, open source usage vs. one time license vs. ongoing license fees.  

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