Michael Worthington

Recent articles by Michael Worthington

How hip-hop changed the way things look

Issue 49, Autumn 2003


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


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

Voice control

Issue 68, Summer 2008


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


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

Theory in practice [EXTRACT]

Issue 49, Autumn 2003


Gerstner’s curious compendium is a dense brick of knowledge

On message!

Issue 41, Autumn 2001


Mass-market graphic activism with a contemporary relevance.

Entranced by motion, seduced by stillness

Issue 33, Autumn 1999


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

Self 1: Self-expanding

Issue 39, Spring 2001


When a practice goes live with its own site, the lines between sales pitch and culture get blurred:…