Fraser Muggeridge

Recent articles by Fraser Muggeridge

They work with words: 1

Issue 75, Spring 2010


Fraser Muggeridge has devised a typographic spread exclusively for Eye.

Do it yourself

Issue 78, Winter 2010


Fraser Muggeridge reads a trusty manual that shows how to fix almost anything

Fraser Muggeridge

Issue 68, Summer 2008


Who cares about graphic design history?

Recent blog posts by Fraser Muggeridge

Freestyling text and image

19 March 2014

What can we learn from Paul Peter Piech? Fraser Muggeridge hails an overlooked but highly original graphic artist
As a second-year undergraduate student at Reading in the early 1990s, I was shown the linocut posters and prints of Paul Peter Piech as inspiration for a project, writes Fraser Muggeridge. I hated them.

Ken Briggs: 1931-2013

24 January 2014

A great Modernist graphic designer. Fraser Muggeridge pays tribute
Ken Briggs has died at his home in Eltham, South London aged 82 after struggling for several years with Parkinson’s disease. He is best known for the hundreds of posters and programmes he designed for The National Theatre in London during the 1960s, writes Fraser Muggeridge.

Sun-cheese wheel-ode

10 December 2012

Dom Sylvester Houédard’s 1968 concrete poetry tribute to fellow poet Ken Cox is a double spiral of hand-set type, mysteriously linked by the sport of cheese rolling. Fraser Muggeridge explains.
The letterpress printed concrete poem designed by Dom Sylvester Houédard first caught my interest because of its use of the Flaxman typeface, designed by Edward Wright (1912-88) for the International Concrete Poetry Festival in 1967, writes Fraser Muggeridge.