An ‘encyclopaedia’ of Russian prison tattoos exposes a complex graphic subculture
Letter from Caroline Archer, Director, St Bride Printing Foundation
Letter from Eric Kindel
Letter from Philip Thompson
Whatever ideological stance they take, designers must at least believe in design
In 1936, Herbert Bayer was faced with a difficult brief: promoting the Third Reich
Rubber stamps. Collected and used by Tim Easton.
Art and culture are open to interpretation. Why must we give them fixed identities?
Branding is not design and it is not marketing. Branding is a discipline we have to define
The notion of the brand and its plausible functions have been derailed and abstracted
A fresh look at Wally Olins’s highly regarded branding manual, now in paperback
Branding a nation may be just a matter of saying everything there is to say about nothing
‘They were Frank’s identities, and he controlled them … I was really just satisfying these various…
Romek Marber’s 1960s paperback identity is a landmark of independent British design
Scott Stowell’s Open brings innovation, style and plain speaking to broadcast design
The image of Holland has switched from tulips to hemp in one generation