“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.


The Chicago Gallery News brandmark is set in News Gothic MT. Primary navigation and body text are set in Open Sans. Titles, and subheadings are set in Adobe Garamond. This site utilizes @font-face tags and Typekit to enable unique typography on the web.

Site Design and Development

Neoteric Design designed and developed this site in the winter of 2013. Neoteric partners with innovators, start-ups, universities, and not-for-profits to craft engaging websites and applications. Guided by lean startup principles, practical usability testing, and user-centered design, Neoteric Design takes a multidisciplinary approach to uncover how customers use and understand products and services.


InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, and Sublime Text were used in the creation of this site. The site runs on Ruby on Rails and content is maintained using proprietary CMS Gems from Neoteric Design, and Active Admin. It is authored using HTML5 within the Bootstrap framework, and complies with web standards as set by the W3C.