Friday, September 21, 2012

Word Path • You and Me

You And Me                                              by Velásquez©2012

Everyone has a word path. One word leads to another.
Word Paths have  been a Friday feature showcasing possibilities in written words, creative process and artistic pieces from the beginning of my blog You can go here, to my first post on this project and see how it all started.


Modern ampersands from the Coming Together Charity Project
Photo from the book Just My Type by Simon Garfield

Type is fascinating and inspiring. The energy and beauty of the ampersand can be felt and seen when combined with letters, added to copy or married to words. The ampersand is considered a glyph or single character. The ampersand is two letters combined, the "e" and the "t" of the latin "et", and can be traced back to the 1st century A.D. and the Old Roman cursive.  The word ampersand is said to be conflation of the phrase "and per se and", meaning "and.
On my coffee table at the moment is the book, Just My Type by Simon Garfield, it is funny, clever and you will never look at the written word the same again.
Here are My Word Paths for Today

For Ever For Always                                                                                         by Velásquez©2012
Happy Weekend • You & Me • 
Enjoy the Language of Words

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