Diatonic Scale of Typography

A simpler way to think about typography scaling for the web.


The Diatonic Scale of Type is an effort to adopt principles from old print-based typographic processes for the modern web. The original project was created by Adam Morse, and is no longer maintained. It's a project that I reference quite often, so I had reached out to him about adapting his original project into my stimpleton. project...but I also wanted to make it a bit more extensible and accessible for designers. The goal, which I'm working towards, is to reproduce the project in vanilla CSS, Sass, Less, and even Stylus. It has such a small footprint, but it's a core part in many design choices that I make.