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Living in the present

Living in the present

Martin Colyer

You want inspiration? Buy this book! It is as simple as that. Cleverly exploring a…
 
Soothing deadlines

Soothing deadlines

John L. Walters

Christoph Niemann’s Sunday Sketching (Abrams, $40, £25) includes a few ‘greatest…
 
In praise of infrastructure: BR’s corporate identity manual is resurrected

In praise of infrastructure: BR’s corporate identity manual is resurrected

Andrew Robertson

The British Rail Corporate Identity Manual was a labour of love for Wallace Henning…
 
Design’s ugly truths

Design’s ugly truths

Peter Buwert

I have a shelf full of books preaching sermons clearly addressed towards the choir of…
 
A single-minded art director

A single-minded art director

Stephen Coates

A stone’s throw from the building in Cologne where Twen, Germany’s Zeitgeist magazine…
 
More than just a gridnik

More than just a gridnik

Alice Twemlow

Wim Crouwel: Modernist is the disingenuously bald title of a richly textured portrait…
 
Notes from the American North-West

Notes from the American North-West

Simon Esterson

With a notebook and pencil poking out of the top pocket of his denim work jacket and…
 
Industrialised folk art

Industrialised folk art

Sarah Snaith

Alexander Girard ‘brought together what the modern had once separated: craftsmanship…
 
Book of the mag of the moment

Book of the mag of the moment

Simon Esterson

IL is the monthly supplement of the Italian business newspaper Il Sole 24 Ore. Since…
 
The ‘bookness’ of books

The ‘bookness’ of books

Steven Heller

Hundreds of books about books have been published during the past century. A complete…
 
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