“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.

Site Design and Development

Neoteric Design designed and developed this site in the winter of 2013, with refreshes in 2015 and 2017. Neoteric provides digital strategy, design, and development services for the education and culture sectors. We build web sites and web applications that integrate content management, digital publishing, customer support, and operations workflow. 


Sketch, Vim, and Atom were used in the creation of this site. This site runs on the Neoteric content management framework in Ruby on Rails. It is authored using HTML5 and Bootstrap and complies with web standards as set by the W3C.