Dead Eurocrats

The way things look.
Feb. 27 1997 3:30 AM

Dead Eurocrats

The colorlessness of the European Community's money.

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The European Monetary Institution promises that it will announce within the next two years the exact date on which the euros will go into use. It's supposed to be no later than Jan. 1, 2002. Not until then will we know whether this is real money or funny money--whether it will be worth a continental.

Phil Patton writes about design for Esquire, Wired, and other publications.