Feature: Typography

 

The work must be read

Lawrence Weiner’s art is a kind of sculpture made of language, free from excess or embellishment and…

 

A New York state of mind

The design of The New Yorker has nearly always taken the approach that ‘if it ain’t broke, don’t fix…

 
Malcolm, Peter … and Keith

Malcolm, Peter … and Keith

The British New Wave was born at a boys’ school near Manchester

 

Face lift: new cuts at The Times

When technological developments at The Times demanded a change in the newspaper’s typography, a brand…

 
Day-Glo mind blow

Day-Glo mind blow

Psychedelia hit late 1960s London in an explosion of silk-screen colour

 
Up close and tight

Up close and tight

The legendary Herb Lubalin brought humour, sensuality and a contemporary flourish to complex typographic…

 
Read me! Literacy in graphic design education

Read me! Literacy in graphic design education

‘Relativist’ debates within the profession have extended to the way design and typography are taught. If…

 
Read me! Literacy in graphic design

Read me! Literacy in graphic design

Graphic designers are responsible for the communication of ideas through words, signs and pictures. Yet…

 

Max Bittrof: visual engineer

Max Bittrof was one of the leading German designers of the 1920s. Unlike many exponents of the New…

 
Bj

Bj

Robert Brownjohn wanted to eliminate the boundaries between experience and design. In an explosively…

 
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