Creating Stately, A Symbol Font

Stately is a symbol font that makes it easy to create a map of the United States using only HTML and CSS. Each state can be styled independently with CSS for making simple visualizations. And since it’s a font, it scales bigger and smaller while staying sharp as a tack.

In this video, Ben Markowitz talks about creating Stately, and how to use it.

More About Ben

Ben Markowitz has always loved being creative, even from a young age. From working with pencil and paper, to Legos, and then on to his first computer, an Apple IIgs he was always exploring new ways to draw out his vision and create interesting designs.

Ben attended James Madison University where he studied Computer Science and Interactive Multimedia, combining his love of technology and design.

After school Ben worked for Circuit City on their national eCommerce site. He then spent several years with Royall & Company, a marketing agency in Richmond, VA, designing and developing online marketing programs for colleges and universities across the country.

Today Ben makes his home in Harrisonburg, VA with his wife and two small children. When he is not designing he enjoys photography and outdoor activities like canoeing, hiking, and snowboarding.