Feature: June 2015

 
Counter intuition

Counter intuition

Cyrus Highsmith

A short type design course will never turn you into a type designer. But it may make you a better…

 
Beyond Latin

Beyond Latin

Gerry Leonidas , John Hudson, Neelakash Kshetrimayum, Kamal Mansour, Pascal Zoghbi

As digital tools liberate type design from arcane limitations, more people become free to communicate…

 
Four Seasons

Four Seasons

Sarah Snaith

Micha Weidmann’s art direction for a cookbook by London chef Ollie Dabbous, with photographs by Joakim…

 
James Mosley: A life in objects

James Mosley: A life in objects

Paul Barnes

Through his ideas, collecting and dogged research, the former St Bride librarian has shown that printing…

 
Moscow by type

Moscow by type

Kat Phan

For the underground railway of Russia’s capital, wayfinding experts City ID commissioned A2-Type to make…

 
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…

 
Writing the city

Writing the city

Sam Roberts, Lara Cécile Krüper

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

 
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…

 
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…

 
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