As in letterpress, so in web design

In the excellent 1889 book The young job printer: A book of instructions in details on job printing for beginners, from the chapter on job composition:

Who among us has not encountered the retailer or store-keeper looking for a website that “helps to communicate their brand identity” with elaborate ornamentation like this.


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DerekMac on August 21, 2010 - 21:39

Or Comic Sans (thankfully not available in 1889!)

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