Issue 23

Opinion

Matthew DeBord

Branding the New York subway

Monitor, Emily King

Screen, Jessica Helfand

Features

Yvonne Schwemer-Scheddin

‘I am addicted to teaching. I have a compulsion to explain the world to others, and to have it explained…

Brett Wickens

Symantec's Macintosh font handler, Suitcase, has had a radical overhaul, but so has Adobe Type Manager…

J.G. Ballard

J.G. Ballard's 'Project for a New Novel' from the late 1950s makes text obsolete, and the author into the…

Steven Heller

When W.A. Dwiggins called himself a graphic designer, he coined the phrase that would define professional…

Ursula Held

Pierre di Sciullo’s experimental alphabets interrogate the conventions that govern the way we read…

Rick Poynor

In his many sketchbooks, Edward Fella makes hallucinogenic notations out of the commercial design he once…

London's editorial designers have relegated typography to a secondary role, preferring to let imagery…

Andrea Codrington

A project by J. Abbott Miller's Design Writing Research expands ancient and modern type into the third…

Julia Thrift

David James is a typographer with an exacting eye, who blurs the boundaries between graphic design and art…