Ian Feather’s ‘Ten reasons we switched from an icon font to SVG’

An interesting piece from lonelyplanet.com’s Ian Feather on their move from icon fonts to SVG.

I switched all our icons to SVG during our latest redesign (with PNG fallbacks for IE8) and they’ve proved incredibly reliable. That’s why I was slightly surprised to find Jon Hicks promoting icon fonts over SVG at the Handheld Conference back in November. Am I missing something, I wonder?


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