Eric Kindel

Recent articles by Eric Kindel

A tradition with breaks

Issue 86, Autumn 2013

Feature

Stencil typefaces – late arrivals on the typographic scene – are going in new directions and…

The test of time

Issue 68, Summer 2008

Feature

After 90 years, Ishihara’s colour deficiency plates have proved their effectiveness as a…

Predation and consumption: adrift in ecstacity

Issue 53, Autumn 2004

Review

Architects with ambition rarely restrict their interests to only single buildings…

Spinning Tales about Signs

Issue 50, Winter 2003

Review

Signs is a welcome addition to a small but important group of books and articles…

Off the wall [EXTRACT]

Issue 45, Autumn 2002

Review

While both stencilled graffiti and its freely rendered counterpart collide content…

World of signs and pictures

Issue 37, Autumn 2000

Review

The work of Wolfgang Weingart may to some mean simply the series of extraordinary…

Ishihara

Issue 56, Summer 2005

Feature

Nine decades on, a Japanese army doctor’s invention is still being used to test colour vision

Ken Garland’s life in politics

Issue 24, Spring 1997

Review

“In youth, we clothe ourselves with rainbows, and go as brave as the…

Cheap Jack Flash

Issue 60, Summer 2006

Feature

Fluorescent inks – costly, dramatic, even ‘vulgar’ – provided 1950s designers with a fresh…

Worlds of moiré

Issue 52, Summer 2004

Feature

Effect, defect, accident or design – moiré has a vital place in printing

Hoofdletters, Tweeling- en Meerlingdruk

Issue 47, Spring 2003

Feature

An eccentric typographic proposal from the 1950s

Marked by time

Issue 40, Summer 2001

Feature

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

When 1+1=3

Issue 43, Spring 2002

Feature

Colour overprinting: constructed images by printers and designers

Unintended accidents

Issue 53, Autumn 2004

Opinion

Letter from Eric Kindel

Recent blog posts by Eric Kindel

Type Tuesday: Between writing & type

15 May 2012

Stencils, stencil letters, tools and new fonts on display in Antwerp
The exhibition ‘Between Writing & Type: The Stencil Letter’, which opened in Antwerp on 19 April 2012, combines two aims, reports co-curator Eric Kindel. The first is to display artefacts gathered over the past ten or so years that document some of the history of stencil letters. The second is to introduce a series of new stencil fonts.