Culture

Kerning and Keming

  In typography, kerning (less commonly mortising) is the process of adjusting the spacing between characters in a proportional font, usually to achieve a visually pleasing result (Wikipedia).     Okavango in South Africa is a particularly difficult word to kern correctly,… Read More ›

The mind boggles

Elon Musk (one of the most famous South Africans in the world at the moment), called his son this… And, where I come from these kinds of tops are usually worn by surfers or white guys with dreadlocks and thai… Read More ›

So typically Swedish

When I moved to Sweden, the one thing that took a lot of getting used to was the informality and flat hierarchical structure at work. Sweden doesn’t use titles – no Mr, Ms, Doctor, Professor. You just call people by… Read More ›