Feature: Typography

 
Memory of books

Memory of books

An elaborate, tactile catalogue – and a digital typeface – pay tribute to a golden age of Spanish…

 
Character studies

Character studies

Michael Johnson’s project to make a ‘phonetic typeface’ that English speakers can understand

 
Different strokes

Different strokes

Sensitive details and technological ingenuity make Alejandro Paul’s script typeface designs both highly…

 

Set the letters free

Australian artist Rosalie Gascoigne turned discarded packaging type into ‘stammering concrete poetry’

 

Typostalgie

Nostalgia for Germany’s old East has led to renewed interest in certain pre-1989 typefaces

 
Reputations: George Lois

Reputations: George Lois

‘You can’t research a big idea. The only ideas that truly research well are mediocre ideas. In research…

 

Art and art direction (text in full)

imply two separate worlds, yet artists who use text employ the techniques of graphic design. And so for…

 
Marked by time

Marked by time

Two catalogues reveal much about stencil-making in Germany and the US in the mid-twentieth century, while…

 
Penguin crime

Penguin crime

Romek Marber’s 1960s paperback identity is a landmark of independent British design

 
Reputations: Jean Widmer

Reputations: Jean Widmer

‘Signage reflects both the complexity of space and the way a place is organised. And it is very…

 
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