Some Thoughts About Uni Watch Merchandise

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From Top to Bottom

We’re going to go off-uni today, because I want to talk about a design issue that’s been on my mind. To wit: Let’s say your business has a vertical sign. And let’s further say that the name of your business includes an apostrophe, like Johnson’s or Smith’s. Where do you put the apostrophe?

It’s . . . → Read More: From Top to Bottom

R.I.P., Jerry Dior

Paul here, making a rare weekend appearance. Unfortunately, it’s to share some sad news, as word broke last night that Jerry Dior, the graphic designer who created Major League Baseball’s distinctive silhouetted batter logo in 1968, had passed away at the age of 82.

I first encountered Jerry in 2008, when he was . . . → Read More: R.I.P., Jerry Dior

Our Annual Look at Jackie Robinson Day

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As many of you know, the Padres provide jerseys — Padres jerseys — to San Diego-area Little League teams. They had a bunch of those Little Leaguers, all wearing No. 42, on hand yesterday at Petco Park for Jackie Robinson Day. Very cool move on their . . . → Read More: Our Annual Look at Jackie Robinson Day