Do you know the history of the ampersand?

I do love the ampersand and am amazed to find out that the & is simply a ligature of the letters E and T (et being the latin word for and). Now officially classified as punctuation, it was once the 27th letter in the English alphabet, existing as the graphical representation of the word ‘and’. This…

Typefight

Typefight is an arena for people who like having fun with letters. This project started as an escape for a few working-world designers and has grown into a big, beautiful mess.