Below is a link to an article on design trends for 2017. Some interesting thoughts in there on the direction of design in 2017. Looks like nothing revolutionary, but subtle developments of established trends. As is the way with most design trends, people look to make their creations fit in with the current look and feel of their marketplace but also be distinctive. A difficult tightrope to walk, but unless you are out to shock or be deliberately obtuse, there is a lot to be s
Ever wondered why characters are called "upper case" and "lower case"? Well it all stems from the olden days of metal type - back when all printing was made up by hand from individual letters made out cast metal. Imagine all the different letters for your typeface like a massive pile of lego blocks. They need organising right? Well, they stored them in boxes (or "cases") with individual compartments for each letter, easy enough to find individual letters or punctuation, but w
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