Monthly Archives: January 2012

Be Near the Earth

Be Near the Earth is a phrase that caught my eye some months ago on a Zaytuna College web page. Sh. Hamza was quoting the advice of a Mauritanian shaykh he knew and its many meanings I thought worth expanding … Continue reading

Posted in typography / design | 4 Comments

To Serif or not to Serif?

There was a time when to make something look cutting edge you just avoided serifs, those little embellishments on a letter of type that stops it looking like a block of wood. It was that simple. Helvetica as opposed to … Continue reading

Posted in architectural, miscellaneous, typography / design, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment