Be nice. Or else.
I've been working on a CMS called Blot which publishes files from your Dropbox: https://blot.im/
Great work! Have been using this for the last few days. Am impressed you got the initial load down to 360kb. Few thoughts and questions:
Right now this isn't really a functional website, despite how quickly the DOM responds to clicks. For instance – how does someone link to a specific project?
Comme leans in that direction (particularly its "g" and "a" as well as its stroke variance). However, I'd still consider it closer to Franklin & Univers than Scala & Frutiger.
At least Eli generally takes an interesting position and attempts to defend it. His posts regularly provoke a worthwhile discussion.
Compared to the press releases and inane medium posts that often make it to the front page, I'd take Eli's writing any day.
Agreed – when I'm plugged in at work, this is what my menu bar looks like:
A lot of the article is quite obviously tongue–in-cheek. Do you seriously think that Apple looked to the space jam website for inspiration?
And what sort of reasoning are you looking for? This article provides a brief list of designs which have cropped up recently, and proposes the source of their inspiration...
These are generally pretty sloppy. Too much unreadable paragraph text and careless type pairings.
Here's a more considered series of Google fonts in use: http://hellohappy.org/beautiful-web-type/