Tuesday, February 15, 2011

What the font?

So what's with the masthead font? That "A" looks downright uncial, very anachronistic.

Well, I didn't want to use one of those cheesy pseudo-Greek display fonts that use a capital sigma for E; that's tacky and disrespectful. If I wanted to match the Minoan Empire signage, I'd use Lithos bold--it would be appropriate, since Lithos's designer, Carol Twombly, was inspired by ancient Greek inscriptions. But I can't afford to spend money on fonts at the moment, and I certainly wouldn't steal it.

So, I went with a freely-copyable font that is simple and relatively plain. I think it works.

1 comment:

ameira_loire said...

Works for me and is easy on the eyes too.