At 5/9/2001 12:26 -0400, Randal wrote:
>I think it may also be useful to think of type comparisons in these sort
>of ways (whether it be boys/girls or hedgehog/fox) to help find
>interesting qualities of contrast in typography beyond the usual
>serif/sans-serif which is so widely used. You could also categorize
>typefaces as cool or hot, strong or weak, old or new, fast or slow, liquid
>or solid -- all potentially interesting sources of contrast in design.
An informal survey indicates that, when shopping, boys' and girls'
preferences quite often determine a sale, but it's rare for hedgepigs,
foxes, and vixen to exercise such an influence. I am advised that aiming
ones advertisements at the carers of children and animals is usually more
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