Monospaced typefaces were never intended to be pretty.
Susan Kare’s icons and fonts for the original Macintosh were revolutionary. They gave a lifeless computer a warmth and personality that lives on in the modern Mac to this day.
I’m a huge fan of Susan Kare’s Chicago bitmap typeface.
In an era before screens, people turned to other forms of entertainment to keep themselves occupied. In 18th- and 19th-century England, that meant board games.
Ever since the invention of movable type, the debate has raged: Are two spaces after a period better than one?
At a time when apps have been likened to drugs, and fake news abounds, it’s easy to pine for a simpler time–like the early days of Apple.