Galliard is a typeface designed by Matthew Carter and published by the International Typeface Corporation in 1978. It is also the name of a Renaissance-era dance that was popular all over Europe in the 16th century.
Thus, the name represents both a beautiful experience (especially with regards to reading) as well as the playful exuberance of dance. Both these elements are hopefully present in this website, and in life as well.
These writings are an attempt to capture, in words, the beauty, precision, and playfulness of life and the world around us.
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