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Colophon

“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.

Typography

The SRTP logo is set in the Avant Garde Gothic typeface. The primary navigation for the site also uses Avant Garde Gothic. This site also utilizes @font-face tags to enable unique typography on the web. Titles and subheadings use Sanuk bold. Body text for the site is set in Helvetica Neue.

Design

Neoteric Design designed and developed the redesign of Silk Road Rising in the summer of 2011. Neoteric redesigns websites with a focus on customer needs, site goals, ease of use and engaging design.

Photography & Poster Art

Photography by Michael Brosilow and Johnny Knight.  Poster are by Andrew Skwish.

Technical

Illustrator, Photoshop, and TextMate were used in the creation of this site. The site runs on Ruby on Rails and content is maintained using Refinery CMS. It is authored using HTML5, and complies with web standards as set by the W3C.