Review: Typography

 
Unpredictable Swiss design

Unpredictable Swiss design

The Museum für Gestaltung Zürich, created in 1875, was a pioneer institution in…
 
Ring-bound to rule them all

Ring-bound to rule them all

Manuals 2: Design & Identity Guidelines (Unit Editions, £75) follows Unit Editions’…
 
Anecdotage

Anecdotage

GraphicsRCA: Fifty Years and Beyond, which reminisces over the past half-century of…
 
Elegantly nerdish

Elegantly nerdish

Cuneiform (the name means ‘wedge-shaped’) was, as far as these things can be…
 
A Roman legacy

A Roman legacy

The Eternal Letter is the first in a series of books dedicated to letterforms to grow…
 
Master of the minimal

Master of the minimal

When did logos begin? The wordmarks and symbols of Coca-Cola, Kellogg’s…
 
A man of high purpose

A man of high purpose

Drawn from the magnificent archive of the artist’s family, this engaging centenary…
 
Slip sliding into history

Slip sliding into history

About halfway through this long and highly detailed study of the life and work of…
 
Nostalgia for the Carnation Revolution

Nostalgia for the Carnation Revolution

The exhibition ‘Freedom of Image’, which was spread throughout Porto between May and…
 
Prolific polymath

Prolific polymath

Pretty Pictures (Thames & Hudson, £42, $75) covers the astonishing body of work that…
 
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