Brick – Webfonts That Actually Look Good


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Brick.im is a free and open source font library, which claims to make the web fonts look smoother and better looking. While using web fonts, designers always cringe about the font rendering being thinner/grainy in certain browsers. With Brick.im, Alfred is trying to put an end to the issue.

Brick.im is just like Google fonts or any other web font except that, it doesn’t compress your fonts thereby giving you the maximum quality. Also it provides you the entire character set as in the original set. Using it is pretty simple as well, here is a quick start guide for reference.

Here is a comparison, between Google Webfonts & Brick.im fonts so that you can see the difference yourself.

Brick.im vs Google Webfonts

Few of the things you can quickly notice are: Font rendering and smoothing, ligatures, better kerning, entire character set etc.