Posts Tagged ‘typography’

(Do)lorem Ipsum

Wednesday, October 30th, 2013


Lorem Ipsum text by designer Steph Borel.

At a party last night someone asked what the Lorem Ipsum dummy text passage actually means, and despite studying latin for years (anything to get out of math), and despite seeing this dummy text all the time, I realized I had no idea.

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Never ending…. Tasty chatting

Tuesday, February 21st, 2012

That pretty much sums up much of my recent trip to India. Never ending tasty chatting.

Gajali or gajalee (also the name of a famous fish restaurant further up the Maharashtra coast in Mumbai) means  “an informal gathering” in the Malvani & Konkani languages.

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For Chris: Fast German Hip Hop

Saturday, August 6th, 2011

Summer yard sale, Strathcona, Vancouver. Not sure what caused me to fail to buy this. As art.

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Lost budgie – he really likes mirrors and is a very good flyer

Friday, March 26th, 2010

In the “on the fridge” category.

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Ambigrams

Thursday, December 17th, 2009

This post is for Paul, who recently pointed out that the “ouno” logo above is an ambigram, and who suggested looking at the work of Scott Kim who made the two animated ambigrams above and below. I did know that “ouno” was the same right-side up as upside down—it was partly chosen for that—but I didn’t know there was a name for this phenomenon.

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Please write back saying how much money you would like. Love, Mick Jagger

Sunday, December 6th, 2009

A man with a dry sense of humour and great stationery. Via swissmiss and thanks to blprnt for finding it.

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