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Writing the city

Writing the city

Sam Roberts, Lara Cécile Krüper

Signwriter Pete Hardwicke has left his mark on a significant area of London

 
Reputations: Fred Smeijers

Reputations: Fred Smeijers

Mark Thomson

‘My father was a mechanic. Respect – for tools and for the material with which you work – is one thing I…

 
Crowd-sourced wisdom?

Crowd-sourced wisdom?

Tom Harrad

As Hershey and Airbnb have discovered, the internet has spawned a vast, powerful audience of opinionated…

 
Critical heat on the Aegean coast

Critical heat on the Aegean coast

Gülizar Çepoğlu, Ayşegül İzer, Sarah Snaith

A workshop in a remote Turkish village gave international students a chance to explore what design can…

 
The first couple of American billboards

The first couple of American billboards

Jim Northover

Otis and Dorothy Shepard, the ‘Scott and Zelda’ of mid-century advertising graphics, were neglected when…

 

We made this: Dorothy and Otis

John L. Walters

In 2009, Norman Hathaway and Dan Nadel arrived at an archive in Arizona to rediscover a legacy of graphic…

 
Dance on the spot

Dance on the spot

Sarah Snaith

Abbott Miller’s iPad contemporary dance apps for the 2wice Arts Foundation – a dynamic coming together…

 
Pay close attention

Pay close attention

Rick Poynor

Adam Michaels and Prem Krishnamurthy of Project Projects bring deep cultural engagement to every aspect…

 
Reputations: Mucho

Reputations: Mucho

John L. Walters, Simon Esterson

‘We were interested in working internationally, to learn from different cultures and to know how design…

 
Chasing perfection

Chasing perfection

Mike Dempsey

From Penguin bestsellers to Royal Mail stamps; from elaborate playing cards to the covers of Radio…

 
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