Feature: August 2017

 
Obsessive meditations

Obsessive meditations

Andrew Robertson, Richard Krzyzak

The photography of Robin Broadbent takes still life photography to minimalist extremes

 
From punch cutters to number crunchers

From punch cutters to number crunchers

Ferdinand P. Ulrich

In the summer of 1983, a Stanford seminar became a milestone in the long transition from craft to code

 

Strategy is never enough

Catherine Dixon

In these information-saturated, cash-strapped times, David Pye’s concept of ‘workmanship’ has much to…

 
Advice from a mentor you may never meet

Advice from a mentor you may never meet

Sarah Snaith

The ethos behind the Hall of Femmes series is to pass down stories, advice and experiences to a new…

 
Reputations: Nadine Chahine

Reputations: Nadine Chahine

Anna Lisa Reynolds

‘I wanted to discover if there was any value in simplification, in terms of legibility, and only…

 
Living and decaying in the plastic age

Living and decaying in the plastic age

Sophie Thomas

At every stage in the lifecycle of a package, design can add complications for recycling. Finding…

 
Mightier than the pen: systems of type

Mightier than the pen: systems of type

Eye editors

There’s more to type than head and hand. In their different ways, MuirMcNeil’s…
 
A house that type built

A house that type built

Jason Godfrey, Dan Adams, John L. Walters

Type foundry House Industries – the subject of a hefty new monograph and a retrospective exhibition near…

 
Golden footsteps

Golden footsteps

Ed Park

A work of deep emotional power, or a set of elaborate pranks? A new book that recreates 100 iconic…

 
Colour is the new black

Colour is the new black

Jan Middendorp

For the past decade or so, Mark van Wageningen has been investigating the possibilities of adding colour…

 
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