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From its medieval origins to the digital...
HEDONIST ROOTS Until recently, the prevailing view assumed lorem ipsum was born as a nonsense text. “It’s not Latin, though it looks like it, and it actually says nothing,” Before & After magazine answered a... Know More
Creation timelines for the standard lorem ipsum...
REMIXING A CLASSIC So how did the classical Latin become so incoherent? According to McClintock, a 15th century typesetter likely scrambled part of Cicero’s De Finibus in order to provide placeholder text... Know More
Some claim lorem ipsum threatens to promote...
Among design professionals, there’s a bit of controversy surrounding the filler text. Controversy, as in Death to Lorem Ipsum. The strength of lorem ipsum is its weakness: it doesn’t communicate. To some, designing... Know More
Lorem ipsum was popularized in the 1960s...
DIGITAL IPSUM The decade that brought us Star Trek and Doctor Who also resurrected Cicero—or at least what used to be Cicero—in an attempt to make the days before computerized design a little less... Know More
Lorem Ipsum is simply dummy text of...
MAGAZINE LAYOUT WITH LOREM IPSUM HISTORY, PURPOSE AND USAGE Lorem ipsum, or lipsum as it is sometimes known, is dummy text used in laying out print, graphic or web designs. The passage... Know More