Issue 40

Opinion

New Media, Typography, Screen, Jessica Helfand

Website choreography lets characters sing, dance and roll over, but you can learn several lessons from…

A symbol returns to its true colours (40)
Critique, Rick Poynor

After 40 years of use and abuse, Alberto Korda's picture of Che retains its symbolic power and presence

Features

John L. Walters

‘Papers have all kinds of information on the same page; very distressing and very joyful; gossip and…

Chris Vermaas

The design of The New Yorker has nearly always taken the approach that ‘if it ain’t broke, don’t fix…

Emily King

The sound and fury of ‘radical’ typeface design associated with the early days of PostScript have…

Marked by time
Eric Kindel

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

Phil Baines

When technological developments at The Times demanded a change in the newspaper’s typography, a brand…

Catherine Dixon, Phil Baines
David Jury

Despite the changes provoked by the digital ‘revolution’, designing a typeface for serious reading…

Paul Elliman

LED and LCD display texts intensify our image of the modern city as an electrical field. New technologies…