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No way to treat a woman (designer)

No way to treat a woman (designer)

A couple of years ago I wrote a series of essays whose working title was ‘Random…
 

Font of all type knowledge

With fine traditions in type and graphic design, but small sales volumes, Dutch books…
 

Famous for fifteen megabytes

In digital culture, nothing is ever perfect or finished. Glitch art and design celebrates…
 

Space to think, however untidy

The catalogue entry for this book shows the cover with a subtitle – ‘Emblem and Void’ –…
 

The book design complex

The annual one-day conference at St Bride Library in Bride Lane (off Fleet Street) has…
 

You may not want to hear

Bruce Nauman’s work famously defies easy categorisation. So writers who attempt to…
 

Poetry of colour

There are two types of primary colours: additive and subtractive. The subtractive…
 

Running on empty

The work of artists such as Ed Ruscha, who base their art on language, raises some…
 
Cage recast as eye candy

Cage recast as eye candy

American composer John Cage was a prankster, a gameshow champion and a creator of…
 

A million stories in the naked city

The Light Surgeons’ LDN-Redux, which premiered in São Paulo in July, is a 35-minute…
 
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