This is my new favorite font, at least for this week, and probably next week. Meet Kilogram, created by Norwegian designer Karl Martin Sætren. The font design was based off of Nick Curtis’ font Anagram. The best part about this font, it’s free, so download it here and go have some fun.
Archive for February, 2010
So, kind of Johnny-come-lately with this, but if you don’t know what The Selby is, you are missing out on some interesting spaces with some interesting people.
Pantone LLC has just crowned Pantone 15-5519 Turquoise as the Color of the Year for 2010.
Leatrice Eiseman, executive director of the Pantone Color Institute®, credited its connection to feelings of serenity, protection and luscious escapism.
“Through years of color word-association studies,” she said, “we also find that Turquoise represents an escape to many — taking them to a tropical paradise.”
I am typing this wearing my Turquoise shoes, with my Turquoise pants, and my Turquoise shirt. I still feel like I am in New York, a snow and iced covered New York. Time to go buy some Turquoise socks.
Entrepreneur Magazine quotes Rocket and Walker in its February issue.
What You Don’t Know About SEO by Erin Weinger
“Lisa Josephsen, a partner at Rocket and Walker, a Manhattan-based web development company, frequently pairs up with SEO experts when building new sites. In the course of interviewing them, however, she’s come across plenty who are willing to compromise design and usability for the sake of the ranking. Others simply want to lure visitors–any visitors. Bad ideas, she says. Make sure your design and SEO teams understand your business model and are the right fit. “You might be getting 100 calls a day,” she says, “but they might not be from the right consumers.” Josephsen recommends keeping an SEO team on call for three months or so after launching a website to get good traffic analysis and advice as you refine your site.”