It is with much regret that I have to inform you of the demise of linesandsplines. A beautiful intellectual web log dedicated to the joys & aesthetics of typography. Often way above my amateurish knowledge of the subject – but that was the point for me – how else does one learn? Fortunately there are archives a plenty.

On a brighter note, there may be just a little cause for optimism in this depressed world of new media. Both ebookers and lastminute have broken into UK profit in the past few weeks.