Jay Prynne

Recent articles by Jay Prynne

Identity preserved

Issue 87, Spring 2014


The labels for Tiptree jams stand out by staying the same

Tightly packed

Issue 87, Spring 2014


Owen Jones’s trademark design for biscuit tins has stayed the same for generations

Purple reign

Issue 87, Spring 2014


One of the world’s oldest chocolate bars has kept the same colour through thick and thin

Thermal imaging [extract]

Issue 67, Spring 2008


This big book is a simple idea rendered in eleven colour-coded chapters that gather…

Monitor: End of default

Issue 75, Spring 2010


The technology that allows us to control type on the Web is available. Now designers and foundries…

Recent blog posts by Jay Prynne

Type on the tongue

20 December 2013

Eye’s panel checks out the taste of Helvetica, Impact and Comic Sans (as cooked up by Sarah Hyndman)
Designer Sarah Hyndman is known for her Type Tasting workshops – popular events at Pick Me Up and London Design Festival this year. For Hyndman’s latest project, A Taste of Type, she has reversed the approach by asking, ‘what does type taste like?’

Eye 86 in transit

30 September 2013

Fresh off the rollers and over to the mailing house
The new issue, Eye 86, has been printed and is ready to be sent out to subscribers and bookstores around the world.