Sunday, May 03, 2009

Did The Stronghold Use the Ecofont in 1904?

I learned about the Ecofont at Friday's WGSN web seminar. By inserting blank circles into the text the free-to-use Ecofont helps save ink and money and aspires to help us be more green.

I could not help but notice how an old ink stamp print from The Stronghold uses similar blank spots. I doubt The Stronghold was thinking about sustainability in 1904 but whether the empty spots were employed to save ink or used as aesthetics is not certain. I vote the latter.

Ecofont Website
WGSN Website