Feature: Typography

 
Exposing the menace

Exposing the menace

David King’s posters integrated type and image with power and uncompromising political commitment. By…

 
Reputations: Atlas, Astrid Stavro and Pablo Martín

Reputations: Atlas, Astrid Stavro and Pablo Martín

‘You have to be the orchestra conductor, taking control of all these elements and making them magically…

 
Smoke signals from Brazil

Smoke signals from Brazil

Staff and students are fighting for the survival of Rio de Janeiro’s historic school of design. ESDI’s…

 
Systematic play

Systematic play

Using intuition, research and process, the work of Armin Lindauer and Betina Müller revitalises…

 
We Made This: Technical challenge

We Made This: Technical challenge

Sarah Snaith talks to Briar Levit, director of a new film on the history of graphic design

 
A house that type built

A house that type built

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

 
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…

 
Colouring in the city

Colouring in the city

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

 
Face in the crowd

Face in the crowd

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

 
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