Feature: Typography

 
Reputations: Atlas, Astrid Stavro and Pablo Martín

Reputations: Atlas, Astrid Stavro and Pablo Martín

‘You have to be the orchestra conductor, taking control of all these elements and making them magically…

 
Smoke signals from Brazil

Smoke signals from Brazil

Staff and students are fighting for the survival of Rio de Janeiro’s historic school of design. ESDI’s…

 
We Made This: Technical challenge

We Made This: Technical challenge

Sarah Snaith talks to Briar Levit, director of a new film on the history of graphic design

 
Systematic play

Systematic play

Using intuition, research and process, the work of Armin Lindauer and Betina Müller revitalises…

 
Exposing the menace

Exposing the menace

David King’s posters integrated type and image with power and uncompromising political commitment. By…

 
A house that type built

A house that type built

Type foundry House Industries – the subject of a hefty new monograph and a retrospective exhibition near…

 
Expressive geometry

Expressive geometry

Kabel, Rudolf Koch’s eccentric, geometric 1920s typeface, has been revived as a 21st century type family…

 
A manual of hand-made Modernism

A manual of hand-made Modernism

In 1949, a comprehensive portfolio by Swiss designer Walter Käch helped set the stage for postwar…

 
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…

 
Colouring in the city

Colouring in the city

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

 
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