Colophon

“Colophon” comes from the Greek word “κολοφων” or "kolophon," which means "summit" or "finishing touch." It is a description of the details and methods behind a publication and is often found on the last few pages of books.

Typography

The Hyde Park Art Center brandmark was created by Jason Pickleman at jnl graphic design, and was set in Monolein Inbetween, Gotham Book and Gotham Black. The primary navigation for the site uses Gotham Book. This site also utilizes @font-face tags and Typekit to enable unique typography on the web. Titles and subheadings use Gotham Bold and FF Meta Web Pro. Body text for the site is set in Lucida Grande.

Design

Neoteric Design designed and developed this version of the HPAC site in the Summer of 2011. The first site redesign was launched in 2004. With the Center’s move to its new building, and with the benefit of a few year’s experience and feedback, a revised edition was launched in the spring of 2006.  Neoteric redesigns websites with a focus on customer needs, site goals, ease of use and engaging design.

Technical

Photoshop, Illustrator, and TextMate were used in the creation of this site. The site runs on Ruby on Rails and content is maintained using Refinery CMS. It is authored using HTML5, and complies with web standards as set by the W3C.