Feature: Typography

 
A manual of hand-made Modernism

A manual of hand-made Modernism

In 1949, a comprehensive portfolio by Swiss designer Walter Käch helped set the stage for postwar…

 
The case of Romek Marber

The case of Romek Marber

The Polish-born graphic designer behind Penguin’s ‘Marber grid’ helped to define British postwar graphic…

 
Stamped in the memory

Stamped in the memory

The Gentle Author’s book about East London print and envelope specialists the Baddeley Brothers…

 
Face in the crowd

Face in the crowd

Amid the rush of modern gadgetry, Kuchar Swara’s Sekford watches stand out because they are…

 
London Letters

London Letters

Philip Sayer photographs lettering on the streets of London in this alphabetical compendium

 
Colouring in the city

Colouring in the city

Camille Walala’s exuberant, colourful designs for the Splice Post building bring warmth and vitality to…

 
Beyond Latin

Beyond Latin

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

 
Four seasons

Four seasons

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

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

 
Moscow by type

Moscow by type

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

 
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