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As most of you know, I don’t usually get excited about soccer. But there was a small discussion in yesterday’s comments regarding a topic that I found very intriguing: the uni number font on Real Madrid’s new jerseys:
The interesting thing about the font is that the numerals look like folded paper, sort . . . → Read More: Numerology
By Phil Hecken, with Robert Marshall & Jim Vilk
Well folks, the World Cup 2014 comes to an end today, with Germany taking on Argentina in the Final. And what a great Cup it’s been, no? Really, from the beginning to the end, we’ve seen some tremendous matches.
As someone who isn’t really . . . → Read More: Are You Ready For Some Futbol?
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