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The ampersand

A scribal abbreviation for and. Derived from the Latin word “et.” (Visitar)



W., R. & D. WELLS PTY. LTD.

The ampersand (+)   07/12/2009

From Daniel. Good stuff, Daniel. (+)


Mad & Fifth

The ampersand (+)   07/12/2009

Never seen one like this. (+)




Carrying Case Tattoo

The ampersand (+)   07/12/2009

Luis was inspired by this. (+)



Ampersandwich

The ampersand (+)   06/12/2009

The Ampersandwich T-shirt by Simplebits. (+)


This One is Different

The ampersand (+)   02/09/2009

custom ampersand by andfold.from Bret. (+)


Another Ampersand Tattoo

The ampersand (+)   02/09/2009

Lizz says:“Its in typewriter font. It reminds me to keep writing, because I love to write.” (+)


Solvang, CA

The ampersand (+)   02/09/2009

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Ampersand: Spring 2009

The ampersand (+)   02/09/2009

ok a little late with this one.Kansas City Art Institute: Ampersand, Spring 2009 Issue.Previously. (+)



Stop & Drink

The ampersand (+)   02/09/2009

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Ampersand Cookies

The ampersand (+)   02/09/2009

Sent in by Eduardo in Costa Rica. He has a pretty nice ampersand on his business card as well. (+)


On a bag.

The ampersand (+)   02/09/2009

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Amper Sand

The ampersand (+)   02/09/2009

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Hi guys.

The ampersand (+)   02/09/2009

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Presidio Pet Cemetery Ampersand

The ampersand (+)   05/05/2009

A fine specimen.Close-up.This weekend I took a little trip to the pet cemetery in the Presidio. There were plenty of ampersands along with other fine examples of home-grown typography.You can find more info here or you can just view my gallery here. (+)


Weed Free & Fine

The ampersand (+)   30/04/2009

Weed Free & Fine (+)


Angry Tennant

The ampersand (+)   27/04/2009

They were so angry, they wrote their ampersand backwards. Via SFist. (+)


Stuff _____ People LIke

The ampersand (+)   24/04/2009

There is one of these for everything now. The latest one I have seen is for stick figures, but that’s cool because they drew one thinking about an ampersand.Stuff Stick Figure People Like. (+)


Pizza & Chicken

The ampersand (+)   22/04/2009

Cheogajip: Where Pizza Gets Lost in Translation (+)


Ampersand Necklace

The ampersand (+)   22/04/2009

Berdene du Toit makes typographic jewelry. (+)


Shop Window

The ampersand (+)   22/04/2009

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Tea Room & Bakery

The ampersand (+)   22/04/2009

In the London Typographica pool, passed along to me by Zachary. (+)


Chicken Fried

The ampersand (+)   22/04/2009

via Meet Mr. Chicken. (+)


Town & Country

The ampersand (+)   17/04/2009

by lbeau6 on Flickr. (+)


Protected By

The ampersand (+)   16/04/2009

I’m really not sure why this is backwards. Maybe Ace Kieffer knows? (+)


A Few From TJoUT

The ampersand (+)   16/04/2009

I have mentioned The Journal of Urban Typography before. I browsed around the archives over there and found a few good ampersands. The one on the bottom right was actually one of mine that made it’s way over there. It’s all coming full circle. Also this. (+)



Victorian Display Type

The ampersand (+)   16/04/2009

A reader named Andrew found this odd one in a community college library. On a somewhat related note, I found this collection of (non-Victiorian) woodtype on Grain Edit. There are some pretty interesting ampersands in there if you poke around. (+)


Flour & Water

The ampersand (+)   15/04/2009

Add yeast and salt and you could have bread. Maybe this is a graffiti artist joke about wheat paste? Anyhow, this guys is facing the wrong way. That’s a three with a line (almost) running through it. Sent in by Johnny0. link. (+)


& and ß

The ampersand (+)   15/04/2009

Sent in by Mick. For those who don’t know the ß is called and Eszett. (+)


& and ß and Elk

The ampersand (+)   15/04/2009

Sent in by Mick. For those who don’t know the ß is called and Eszett. (+)


Gocco Ampersand

The ampersand (+)   13/04/2009

I have always wanted a Gocco machine. I do love obsolete, analog technology. The problem is they are kind of expensive. Anyways, I like the ampersand here. It’s a pretty strange shape and I don’t think I have ever seen one like it. (+)


Kraak & Smaak

The ampersand (+)   12/04/2009

Concert poster for the Effenaar a music venue in Eindhoven, the Netherlands.From Klaartje Vollenberg. (+)


Rotating Ampersand, Olympic Sculpture Park

The ampersand (+)   11/04/2009

Love & Loss has been mentioned here before, but It is cool to see the sculpture in action. (+)


Bird & Bird

The ampersand (+)   11/04/2009

Dusseldorf, Germanyfrom Nels Nelson. (+)


B&O

The ampersand (+)   10/04/2009

From the Nels Nelson in the Netherlands. (+)


Ales & Stout

The ampersand (+)   10/04/2009

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Furama

The ampersand (+)   10/04/2009

Chinatown, San Francisco, CalifThe last three posts were all from Frank Synopsis. He has a bunch of other ampersands in his photostream. (+)



Paint & Repair

The ampersand (+)   10/04/2009

Tenderloin, San Francisco, Calif. (+)


Ampersand Carrying Case

The ampersand (+)   09/04/2009

MUST HAVE: Deluxe carrying case for an ampersand.It is important to keep your ampersand protected. (+)


Backwards Ampersand

The ampersand (+)   08/04/2009

Spotted at a local coffee shop. The Nutella Chocolate Chip cookie was excellent. (+)



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