I’ve just come across a photo I took some time ago of a particularly badly-arranged company logo. Hopefully the unfortunate effect should be obvious from the thumbnail.
I guess the moral is â€” well, I don’t know. ‘Don’t be a bloody idiot,’ perhaps.
Yesterday wasn’t the first time I’d pulled up at the garage, unscrewed the filler cap and then been stopped in my tracks by the influence of the marketing department on the usability of the petrol pump.
Which type of petrol do I want?
In Britain, of course, you can’t just buy petrol. Who in their right mind…
Today I realised I’ve been reading too much about typography lately and I’m infected. I was at work, mulling over something or other, staring into space when my eye landed on a colleague’s notebook.
If the cover of the notebook upsets you as well then you’re infected too.
By way of Tak I discovered the Colour Lovers website today, which is well worth a look.
It has a couple of great features and some aspects that are slightly baffling.
The whole idea of submitting colours and then allowing users to vote for them, comment on them and so on is completely hatstand. Aside from the…
I picked up a bookmark in my feed reader today, to a BBC page about people’s favourite fonts. Mine? Well, I’ve not done much print work but for web use it has to be Trebuchet. I find it by far the most elegant body text font, to the point where I’ve set up Firefox to…