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Old 01-03-2008, 09:22 AM   #9
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The front page uses 18pt type for the text and I thought that was rather large so I made it smaller for the other pages on the assumption that once someone had clicked a link they'd made a committment to read on.
Point sizes are irrelevant on-screen — what the viewer sees has much to do with what he sees it with! I thought your text (the running grey text, I mean) was very readable. It looked like 19 or 18 on the Safari font prefs scale. Might be a problem for people viewing with a narrow screen (awkward line breaks), but it looked good and was very easy to read.

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Interesting that you should think I'm expensive. I think I'm pretty cheap. A 10 x 8 inch watercolour or print framed with conservation-quality window mount and packing board and a stained wood frame (with a nice gold site edge) with standard glass would cost around £20–£25 (about US$50 or less).

Is that expensive?
No! A bargain. But your site does have a restrained, high-quality look. Throw in some blinking star-shaped images advertising low, low prices, and you’ll be fine!

   
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