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Category: art/design

We apologize for the inconvenience

After months (if not years) of indecision, I’ve decided to make some changes in Pied Type’s design. This will no doubt cause me great consternation and frustration as I try […]

And now a word from our sponsor …

This is a “high fashion” ad that appears in my New York Times newsletter most days. I’ve always thought high fashion stuff was kind of silly. Dramatic poses that normal […]

Nobody asked me

Yesterday Colorado Governor Jared Polis announced the adoption of a new official logo for the state. Can’t say I’m thrilled with it. Yes, I appreciate that it’s more colorful than […]

It’s Color of the Year time

Pantone has announced its Color of the Year for 2019 — “Living Coral.” Without having read  their usually overblown, hyperbolic description, I’d venture to call it bright, springy, happy. However, […]

Walk, don’t run, in this hallway

Tired of people running down their hallway (supposedly), Casa Ceramica, a tile company in Manchester, UK, installed this optical illusion floor. It also happens to be a great attention-getting device. […]

Pantone announces new purple to honor Prince

The Pantone Color Institute, in collaboration with the estate of the late singer Prince, yesterday announced a new shade of purple called “Love Symbol #2” (the symbol he used for several […]