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[BKARTS] Ragged Right



Eric Gill (designer of Perpetua and Joanna as well as other faces which were
quite popular) in the l930's and 40's recommended and used what he
considered similar spacing between words. This resulted in "Ragged right".
It was considered by many who studied reading to be easier to read than
justified text. However it did get in the way of some design situations, and
much of what is "easier" to read seems to be what one is accustomed to
reading. Today it is used as a "novelty" by some designers who do not seem
to care much about the readability factor.                      Harold Berliner

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