The story of Polylith

I have written and published this newsletter monthly since February 2019. It proceeds, like many things, in twelve month cycles. The fifth began in February 2023.

Each cycle is accompanied by a wheel (the circular image above), which rotates one turn over the course of a year and then disappears. The fifth cycle’s wheel is composed of a photograph taken from an airplane over the nearby Fox Islands in September 1974. The colors this year are inspired by the wonderful Mushroom Color Atlas.

The letters are set in Matthew Carter’s Charter typeface, ever sensitive and confident, and Paul D. Hunt’s forthright Source Sans Pro.

Original text and images are offered under a Creative Commons CC BY-NC-SA 4.0 license.

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