Pieter just came back from a 3 week vacation on/in Cuba, and I showed him the dingbats, patterns and stuff I made for Sevenet Jubilee while he was away. Some of the dingbats have just been drawn from the top of my head, sometimes without any concept of what it actually is supposed to be. We had a hard time defining the animal below. But now we know:
A while ago the Mattel Group licensed the Fountain Library. Today I thought I'd see if maybe some of the typefaces had made it's way to some toys. Browsing the Mattel site at random I found this:
Now , for you who doesn't speak swedish it's probably not that fun. But I can tell you that Pippa(TM] is a verb, and something adults like to engage in when the lights are out and there's nothing on TV.
Today we went to see Elliott, and about a 100 other pre-schoolers, in a nearby church perform some cute songs they have rehearsed the whole semester. It was really cute and their take on Old Ludwig Van'sSymphony No.9, naming all the months of the year, was a heartbreaker.
After the first song we noticed something Elliott was doing, but it wasn't until the second song it stood clear. After each song our son streched up his arm in the air, and shaped his fingers into a sign, but not any sign, it was the – THE DEVIL SIGN!