ampersand

This & That

Ah, the naming process. Who hasn’t been in a crowded conference room enduring a heated debate between the “cool, offbeat name” and the “one small step away from where we’re at” name? It got me thinking about the word and, the ampersand, or the plus sign. Dress it up however you like, it’s happening...

Today's Obsession: Colorcubic vs. Lubalin

I am all out of insight into the implications and deeper meanings of our latest technological developments for this week. Sorry. I’ve been working out a new design for House of Pretty’s site, banging my head against Typekit (more about that later), and generally being frustrated with the state of typography on the web....

Today's Obsession: 300&65 Ampersands

Happy Monday to all, let’s begin the week by remembering why we’re all in our offices, at our computers, hovering over our sketchbooks today: to find beauty. With that, let’s look at the typographer’s favorite expression of beauty: the ampersand. It’s often most accurate expression of the typographer’s feelings about the face at hand....