Review: Typography

 
A weighty guide to Latin typefaces

A weighty guide to Latin typefaces

More than ever, typography is an incessant talking (and writing) point. Its history…
 
Artists’ letters

Artists’ letters

Despite the importance of words and letters in the history of art, few critics – and…
 
Guts and gutters

Guts and gutters

The Brazilian art director and designer Bea Feitler (1938-82) said of magazines that…
 
A note on the type

A note on the type

The Eye reviews desk bends under the weight of new books on type, from the detailed…
 
Elusive characters

Elusive characters

On the surface, Marcel’s Letters is a fascinating story. Once you dig a little…
 
A sharp eye for Brazilian design

A sharp eye for Brazilian design

The short title of this exhibition – ‘Brasil Hoje’ [Brazil Today] – gives an idea of…
 
A 2D man comes to life

A 2D man comes to life

The subtitle, ‘A Graphic Memoir’, of this gutsy new book by designer Paul Sahre is a…
 
Bruce Rogers in the twentieth century

Bruce Rogers in the twentieth century

The Centaur types are arguably the greatest achievement of the Indiana-born…
 
Stuck in neutral

Stuck in neutral

The scope of Mapping Graphic Design History in Switzerland is expansive. The editors…
 
Pictures made of books

Pictures made of books

Few children’s picturebooks are quite like this. A Child of Books (Walker Books…
 
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