Matt Soar

Recent articles by Matt Soar

LA logo attack

Issue 74, Winter 2009

Review

An entirely troubling aspect of debates about product placement (an egregious and…

Going the distance

Issue 68, Summer 2008

Feature

Roundel’s identity for Railfreight in the late 1980s unified a multi-faceted business with a…

Toe-breaking thoughts on social responsibility

Issue 64, Summer 2007

Review

He’s a West-Coast sneaker-marketer with one of the coolest brands around. He’s…

Political art (and the Kurtz case) [EXTRACT]

Issue 54, Winter 2004

Review

The Interventionists is a catalogue of some of the most politically informed and…

LiveType [EXTRACT]

Issue 50, Winter 2003

Review

In writing the de facto history of graphic design, the late Philip Meggs had to…

Some problems are headaches . . .

Issue 47, Spring 2003

Review

Michael Johnson is a partner in the design firm Johnson Banks, and D&AD…

Paula’s got a big bad book (text in full)

Issue 46, Winter 2002

Review

There’s a Seinfeld episode where Kramer hits on the idea of producing a…

Excoffon’s autograph

Issue 54, Winter 2004

Feature

Why is Mistral the typeface of choice for so many of Montréal’s small businesses?

Images over time

Issue 60, Summer 2006

Feature

The rich pre-history of motion graphics is filled with inspiration for screen-based image-makers

Cinematic shorthand [EXTRACT]

Issue 50, Winter 2003

Feature

Here’s a challenge for the budding film title designer in all of us: come up with…