Feature: Typography

 
Reputations: Irma  Boom

Reputations: Irma Boom

‘I compare my work to architecture. I don’t build villas, I build social housing. The books are…

 
In the right place

In the right place

In this extract from his book, Gerald Cinamon explains how he brought integrated book design to Penguin…

 
An Atlas of Typeforms

An Atlas of Typeforms

As a sidebar to ‘Quiet man of letters’, Simon Esterson talks about his early encounters with this…

 
Process and poetry

Process and poetry

Stranger & Stranger and Fernando Gutiérrez tell Paul Keers about the ways in which bottles and labels…

 
All about oil

All about oil

The olive oil industry is helping to revive the Greek economy – and designers are at the heart of this…

 
Luxury of less is more

Luxury of less is more

‘Roundhead’ Sean Perkins explains North’s designs for restaurateur Alan Yau and the St Pancras Hotel

 
Design that disappears: the blackboard at St John

Design that disappears: the blackboard at St John

Asked to nominate a favourite item of information design, illustrator Paul Davis had no hesitation in…

 
Burger, fries, no logo

Burger, fries, no logo

With ‘nothing to show and nothing to say’, Ben Stott’s ‘anti-branding’ helped turn the Byron restaurant…

 
Reputations: Louise Fili

Reputations: Louise Fili

‘Most restaurants are not used to dealing with designers, so I ask lots of questions. It’s being able to…

 
Rub-down revolution

Rub-down revolution

A generation before home computers, Letraset’s dry transfer lettering made desktop typography possible –…

 
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