Ampersand Fever 2

by Fred Showker

ampersand fever

The Ampersand , a familiar logo for the Design Center and DTG Our journey into the world of ampersands continues (from the previous page) with lots more very cool iterations of ampersands ... * The Ampersand, a project by Stephen Gose * Sarah France likes ampersands * Ampersands at VisualizeUs * Ampersand pretzels * Amper Sandwich at Pinterest * Ampersand Project ... and more as we discover more outbreaks of Ampersand Fever ...

 

The Ampersand, a project by Stephen Gose

Ampersand fever... cool ampersands we've found

Stephen Gose of Gosedesign.net writes :
      Quoting  beginsI like the ampersand. I think it is often the most attractive character of them all. This blog is an attempt to give this humble ligature the respect it deserves. Quoting  ends . . . and at his ampersand blog, he uses a familiar visual image!
READ THIS REPORT Full story : Gosedesign.net
creativity for visual artists and designers Here, See the video, or another screen capture

Sarah France likes ampersands.

Ampersand fever... cool ampersands we've found

"Whenever I buy a new font - the first place I look is at the glyph pallet to see what other variations are available for the seductive ampersand"
READ THIS REPORT Full story : Work In Progress
creativity for visual artists and designers Here, See the video, or another screen capture

Ampersands at VisualizeUs

Ampersand fever... cool ampersands we've found

VisualizeUs is a social bookmarking website for visual contents -- VisualizeUs has caught up with ampersand fever and tens of thousands of people are posting. It almost makes you sick. CAUTION Careful what you click ... this site has a lot of screen spam!
READ THIS REPORT Full story : Various submissions at VisualizeUs
creativity for visual artists and designers Here, See the video, or another screen capture

Ampersand pretzels

Ampersand fever... cool ampersands we've found

To celebrate finishing the Ampersand project, this author made & pretzels!
      Jane comments : "... clearly the most awesome thing I've ever seen!"
READ THIS REPORT Full story : The Ampersand Project
creativity for visual artists and designers Here, See the video, or another screen capture

Amper Sandwich at Pinterest

Ampersand fever... cool ampersands we've found

Ben Silbermann saved things he loves (via Zellain Dystopia) like these earrings at the Pinterest virtual pinboard. (For collecting the things you love.)
      So much stuff you'll waste hours and hours in here
READ THIS REPORT Full story : pinterest.com
creativity for visual artists and designers Here, See the video, or another screen capture

Ampersand Project

A video made by Lily Page to promote the Lemelson Center can be found amongst many others at the Ampersand Project


READ THIS REPORT Full story : The Ampersand Project
creativity for visual artists and designers Here, See the video, or another screen capture


But Seriously, Folks ... Ampersands Found

Our surf for the life and times of the ampersand is not over. We'll be adding here again next week and on into the future. If you find a good ampersand use you'd like to share with everyone else, just send it along!

Many of the Ampersands we found in this years surf have been put into a single JPG file you can find at the Publishers' Warehouse.

thanks for reading

Fred Showker

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