What you need to know
- Susan Kare was the designer behind the Cairo typeface.
- The typeface took its name from Egypt's hieroglyphics.
- And now you can get it on a rug.
The name Susan Kare will ring a bell to those who know their Apple history. She was the person behind the Mac's Cairo typeface and followed Steve Jobs to Apple from NeXT. And now she's turning that classic Cairo typeface into something your dog can sleep on. A rug.
Or a throw, if you're so inclined.
The store also has some additional information about Kare and her career, including the fact that she's working at Pinterest nowadays. Who knew?
This rug is honestly something that I didn't know I wanted until I saw it. And now all I can think about is how great that green rug would look on my living room floor.
If you're thinking the same thing you can pick one up for $135 right now (opens in new tab). There are three color combinations to choose from, so make sure you pick the one you want before adding it to your cart.
The green one is the one you should pick, by the way.
Oliver Haslam has written about Apple and the wider technology business for more than a decade with bylines on How-To Geek, PC Mag, iDownloadBlog, and many more. He has also been published in print for Macworld, including cover stories. At iMore, Oliver is involved in daily news coverage and, not being short of opinions, has been known to 'explain' those thoughts in more detail, too.
Having grown up using PCs and spending far too much money on graphics card and flashy RAM, Oliver switched to the Mac with a G5 iMac and hasn't looked back. Since then he's seen the growth of the smartphone world, backed by iPhone, and new product categories come and go. Current expertise includes iOS, macOS, streaming services, and pretty much anything that has a battery or plugs into a wall. Oliver also covers mobile gaming for iMore, with Apple Arcade a particular focus. He's been gaming since the Atari 2600 days and still struggles to comprehend the fact he can play console quality titles on his pocket computer.
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