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Open up the future

Open up the future

Cláudio Ferlauto

As São Paulo prepares for the 2014 AGI Open, Cláudio Ferlauto argues that design education in Brazil is…

 
The retoucher’s accidental art

The retoucher’s accidental art

Rick Poynor

The reworked press photos now being discarded are unique objects and compellingly strange images. Raynal…

 
In the right place

In the right place

Gerald Cinamon

In this extract from his book, Gerald Cinamon explains how he brought integrated book design to Penguin…

 
An Atlas of Typeforms

An Atlas of Typeforms

Simon Esterson

As a sidebar to ‘Quiet man of letters’, Simon Esterson talks about his early encounters with this…

 
Sans serifs in suburbia

Sans serifs in suburbia

Simon Esterson

Sainsbury’s brought 1960s Modernism to the kitchen cupboard

 
Identity preserved

Identity preserved

Jay Prynne

The labels for Tiptree jams stand out by staying the same

 
Well fed in the West End

Well fed in the West End

Simon Esterson

Ardizzone’s menus evoked a mid-century world of food-loving Londoners

 
Sticky business

Sticky business

Tom Harrad

The dead-wrapped Tunnock’s Tea Cake is both hipster treat and Scottish design classic

 
Leftovers with a bad taste

Leftovers with a bad taste

Steven Heller

In the past century the use of ‘trade characters’ built brand loyalty while reinforcing stereotypes

 
Tightly packed

Tightly packed

Jay Prynne

Owen Jones’s trademark design for biscuit tins has stayed the same for generations

 
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