Fraser Muggeridge

Recent articles about Fraser Muggeridge

Fraser Muggeridge: The improviser

Issue 100, Summer 2020


‘The role of printed matter has shifted from what it communicates literally to what it…

Is foil the new black? Only when it’s green

Issue 99, Autumn 2019


A British firm is determined to help designers understand the foiling process, from start to shiny…

Public art for public art’s sake

Issue 94, Summer 2017


Scott King’s Public Art blends fact and fiction, satire and speculation in a…

The museum man

Issue 92, Summer 2016


This confidently displayed show draws a line in the sand. It secures the De…

Learning on location

Issue 85, Spring 2013


Linda Kwon looks at ways to learn about type beyond the conventional classroom.

They work with words: 1

Issue 75, Spring 2010


Fraser Muggeridge has devised a typographic spread exclusively for Eye.

They work with words


Fraser Muggeridge, Modern Toss and OK-RM have devised a series of typographic spreads exclusively…

Recent blog posts by Fraser Muggeridge

Noted #97

7 April 2020

Kitching’s letterpress lockdown, Gorilla returns, dogs in cars, quarantine fonts, colouring in and a pastel poster tribute to immigrants
Here is a selection of things that have caught our attention in recent (quarantined) weeks.

Noted #91

20 March 2019

Situated Between (Treacy & Ozkal), Crayonograph, Le Gun no. 6, a journal from The Pre-Vinylite Society … and a typeset rectangular doily
Here are a few miscellaneous graphic artefacts that caught our attention in recent weeks.

Gateway Barcelona

7 June 2014

The city gears up for its annual FADfest, the Festival of All Design. Preview by Astrid Stavro
The FADfest has established a reputation as the largest and most dynamic design event in Spain, writes Astrid Stavro.

Type Tuesday – 10 December 2013

4 December 2013

Archive night with Lucienne Roberts, Rathna Ramanathan, Fraser Muggeridge, Gerry Leonidas, Ken Garland, Simon Esterson and Martin Andrews
Next week we’ll be hosting another Type Tuesday event at St Bride Library in London. This time it’s an ‘archive night’ in collaboration with the Department of Typography & Graphic Communication at the University of Reading.

Noted #49

11 February 2013

Scroll down; paper time capsule; Typography Summer School in two cities; design activism at the V&A; Sketchnotes; icons for data
A few objects, images and forthcoming events that caught our attention in recent weeks …

Sun-cheese wheel-ode

10 December 2012

Dom Sylvester Houédard’s 1968 concrete poetry tribute to fellow poet Ken Cox is a double spiral of hand-set type, mysteriously linked by the sport of cheese rolling. Fraser Muggeridge explains.
The letterpress printed concrete poem designed by Dom Sylvester Houédard first caught my interest because of its use of the Flaxman typeface, designed by Edward Wright (1912-88) for the International Concrete Poetry Festival in 1967, writes Fraser Muggeridge.

Type Tuesday: Forward to page 1

19 June 2012

Managing (Great) expectations with a mix of ‘Pecha Kucha and speed dating’
A thought-provoking evening at the Design Museum marked the launch of Page 1: Great Expectations, the first publication by GraphicDesign&, writes Caroline Roberts.

Text without type

3 February 2010

Building Sound: can a website work with just speech, space and colour?
Here’s an interesting sound-based concept – a website that has no type or lettering whatsoever, other than the URL.