Michael Worthington

Recent articles by Michael Worthington

How hip-hop changed the way things look

Issue 49, Autumn 2003

Review

I have to admit I’m not the greatest fan of Hip-Hop so it’s a bit of a surprise…

A mixed bag of digital typefaces (extract)

Issue 46, Winter 2002

Review

There is a finite number of ideas (both formal and conceptual) in contemporary type…

Voice control

Issue 68, Summer 2008

Feature

The title sequence for this Truffaut movie heralds brilliantly a world where the written word is…

Moving letters are not enough

Issue 40, Summer 2001

Review

I always thought the joke seemed like an excellent metaphor for design. Most of the…

Theory in practice [EXTRACT]

Issue 49, Autumn 2003

Feature

Gerstner’s curious compendium is a dense brick of knowledge

On message!

Issue 41, Autumn 2001

Feature

Mass-market graphic activism with a contemporary relevance.

Self 1: Self-expanding

Issue 39, Spring 2001

Feature

When a practice goes live with its own website, the lines between sales pitch, culture, publishing…

Entranced by motion, seduced by stillness

Issue 33, Autumn 1999

Feature

New media is undergoing the kind of definition print went through centuries ago. A meditation on the…