Palatino and Helvetica Neue, two highly readable, well tested font choices.
Carefully measured spacing
All element layout is structured according to master designer Tim Brown's modular scale to maximize fluidity and rhythm.
Turn that Tumblr default mobile theme off - The Writer is optimized out of the box for smartphones, tablets and other smaller browsers.
Subtle animations, gradients, transparent backgrounds and shadows for modern browsers. Graceful degradation for legacy users.
The Writer isn't just for writing; photo posts look great out of the box with Fancybox, a popular, well supported lightbox plugin.
Tested and compatible with IE7+, Safari, Chrome and Firefox.