Feature: Typography

 
Stamped in the memory

Stamped in the memory

The Gentle Author’s book about East London print and envelope specialists the Baddeley Brothers…

 
The case of Romek Marber

The case of Romek Marber

The Polish-born graphic designer behind Penguin’s ‘Marber grid’ helped to define British postwar graphic…

 
London Letters

London Letters

Philip Sayer photographs lettering on the streets of London in this alphabetical compendium

 
Colouring in the city

Colouring in the city

Camille Walala’s exuberant, colourful designs for the Splice Post building bring warmth and vitality to…

 
Face in the crowd

Face in the crowd

Amid the rush of modern gadgetry, Kuchar Swara’s Sekford watches stand out because they are…

 
Beyond Latin

Beyond Latin

As digital tools liberate type design from arcane limitations, more people become free to communicate…

 
Four seasons

Four seasons

Micha Weidmann’s art direction for a cookbook by London chef Ollie Dabbous, with photographs by Joakim…

 
James Mosley: A life in objects

James Mosley: A life in objects

Through his ideas, collecting and dogged research, the former St Bride librarian has shown that printing…

 
Moscow by type

Moscow by type

For the underground railway of Russia’s capital, wayfinding experts City ID commissioned A2-Type to make…

 
Writing the city

Writing the city

Signwriter Pete Hardwicke has left his mark on a significant area of London

 
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