Feature: Typography

 

Revolutionary language

“A revolutionary graphic language must seek to expose the meaning by presenting a chain of ideas…

 

The work must be read

Lawrence Weiner’s art is a kind of sculpture made of language, free from excess or embellishment and…

 

A New York state of mind

The design of The New Yorker has nearly always taken the approach that ‘if it ain’t broke, don’t fix…

 

Reputations: Josef Müller-Brockmann

‘I would advise young people to look at everything they encounter in a critical light … Then I would…

 

Face lift: new cuts at The Times

When technological developments at The Times demanded a change in the newspaper’s typography, a brand…

 
Day-Glo mind blow

Day-Glo mind blow

Psychedelia hit late 1960s London in an explosion of silk-screen colour

 
Up close and tight

Up close and tight

The legendary Herb Lubalin brought humour, sensuality and a contemporary flourish to complex typographic…

 

If the image of the text … has more value than its content …

With visual culture triumphant and content marginalised, how can typography be defined?

 
Read me! Part 2. Literacy in graphic design education

Read me! Part 2. Literacy in graphic design education

‘Relativist’ debates within the profession have extended to the way design and typography are taught. If…

 
Read me! Part 1. Literacy in graphic design

Read me! Part 1. Literacy in graphic design

Graphic designers are responsible for the communication of ideas through words, signs and pictures. Yet…

 
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