The days of generic and boring fonts on the web are over. Font embedding technologies have allowed for creative uses of typography in web design. The variety and options are almost limitless. Special typography enhances the overall effect and experience of a site, adding to the aesthetic appeal of a site. Much like the rest of the web design landscape we imagine better and more elegant applications of typography in websites.
Search engines are still a long way from processing images and organizing visual information in a relevant manner. Since the backbone of the web is information it's only logical that this information be communicated through language, and by language we mean textual data. This concept is what many have termed in Web. In visual language, there are ways to accommodate for the semantic web through the visual work. This is done by using relevant body copy, tags, and adding captions to all images, in an effort to properly index and highlight relevance in the vast web registry.