Opinion: Typography

 
Browsing, or reading?

Browsing, or reading?

Magazines, Visual Culture

A new shop demonstrates the global resurgence of indie magazines. Critique by Rick Poynor

 
Editorial Eye 90

Editorial Eye 90

The wider world’s interpretation of type and typography can be broad, vague…
 
Words and pictures talking

Words and pictures talking

Design history, Critique / Photography

Canongate has reissued John Berger and Jean Mohr’s A Fortunate Man, about Gloucestershire doctor John…

 

Editorial Eye 84

Editorial

The original Monotype was an ingenious piece of highly disruptive technology that caused…
 

Editorial Eye 83

Editorial

Several recent issues of Eye have focused on type design, but this special puts the…
 
A soul drifting in neon limbo

A soul drifting in neon limbo

Visual Culture

The stroboscopic credits of Noé’s movie suck the viewer into an immersive maelstrom of lettering.…

 

Is type design teaching losing its soul?

Education

Formulaic, modular approaches threaten the chemistry of the master-apprentice model.

 
Inspiration

Inspiration

Design history, Inspiration

Designer Simon Esterson finds inspiration in Ken Briggs’s National Theatre programmes from the 1960s

 
‘Type-only Penguins sell a million’ shock

‘Type-only Penguins sell a million’ shock

Monitor

Penguin uses design to revitalise its back catalogue with Great Ideas and a revived Reference Library

 

The big reveal: theatrical typography

Screen

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

 
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