Ken Garland

Recent articles about Ken Garland

Learning on location

Issue 85, Spring 2013

Feature

Linda Kwon looks at ways to learn about type beyond the conventional classroom.

An enquiring mind

Issue 85, Spring 2013

Review

Ken Garland (b. 1929) is something of an enigma in British graphic design.…

Last things last

Issue 83, 2012

Feature

It’s not a case of ‘us and them’! Ken Garland addresses an issue left unsaid in his 1964 First…

Reputations: Ken Garland

Issue 66, Winter 2007

Feature

‘The Nazis had the most effective corporate identity ever – this should warn us. That evil…

Recent blog posts by Ken Garland

The promise of information

24 April 2014

The Information Design Conference 2014 brings together thriving information design communities from around the world. Mark Barratt reports.
This year’s Information Design Conference, held at RIBA in London on 7 and 8 April, was a bigger deal than the first, held 30 years ago at a fairly isolated campus near Milton Keynes. I was at both, writes Mark Barratt.

Type Tuesday – 10 December 2013

4 December 2013

Archive night with Lucienne Roberts, Rathna Ramanathan, Fraser Muggeridge, Gerry Leonidas, Ken Garland, Simon Esterson and Martin Andrews
Next week we’ll be hosting another Type Tuesday event at St Bride Library in London. This time it’s an ‘archive night’ in collaboration with the Department of Typography & Graphic Communication at the University of Reading.

Chat show

11 October 2013

Pam Bowman and Matt Edgar report from day one of the AGI Open conference in London, where the theme was ‘dialogue’
London’s AGI Open set out to shun the standard conference show-and-tell format, and to bring ‘dialogue’ to the stage, write Pam Bowman and Matt Edgar.

The Bloomsbury set

24 October 2012

De Bondt, Boom, Burrill, Butterick, Garland, Kubel, Scher and many more make Typo London 2012 a highly ‘Social’ affair. No question about it.
Typo London commenced with graphic designer Sara De Bondt’s fittingly understated introduction, writes Sarah Snaith.

Wanda and Ken

10 May 2012

Riverside pictures & mystery photos in the Garlands’ first joint show.
Tomorrow sees the opening of a new joint exhibition by painter Wanda Garland and designer / photographer Ken Garland, who met in London, 60 years ago, at what was then Central School of Arts & Crafts.