. . . → Read More: A Long-Lost Cardinals Prototype Design
Reader Ed Kozak recently tipped me off to some good uni-centric content in Dan Epstein’s recently published book, Stars and Strikes: Baseball and America in the Bicentennial Summer of ’76, which was published in late April.
Epstein is the same guy who wrote Big Hair and Plastic Grass, so I guess he’s becoming . . . → Read More: Uni Watch Book Club: ‘Stars and Strikes: Baseball and America in the Bicentennial Summer of ’76’
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Hmmm, what have we here? It’s two sets of Vikings prototype designs that were prepared by Reebok in 2003. I got them from a source and confirmed their legitimacy with another source who used to work for the Vikings. And there’s a lot more . . . → Read More: Uni Watch Exclusive: Vikings Prototypes
About 25 years ago, when I was working as a book editor, I was introduced to the concept of a ligature. That’s the typographic term for what happens when two letters or characters are joined together in a single glyph or symbol, like in the examples shown at right (further info here).
Ligatures . . . → Read More: A Typographical Quirk at the World Cup