Tom Vanderbilt is a writer whose observations on design I respect: I wish he had written this piece for Design Observer.
Instead, we have a very good writer making smart design observations on Slate
. Check out this story: the United States State Department has moved from Courier New 12 to Times New Roman 14.
I always love it when typography makes the news
. It's a scary thought, though, when U.S. government policy is driven by design considerations...