Rian Hughes

Recent articles by Rian Hughes

Home of the hits

Issue 65, Autumn 2007

Review

Way back in 1990 new software tools, especially Fontographer, had just begun to…

Isometric illustrator

Issue 55, Spring 2005

Review

Hipgnosis. Dark Side of the Moon. Hardie’s iconic collaborations with Storm…

Outsider art in the raw

Issue 45, Autumn 2002

Review

‘L’Art Brut’, literally ‘raw’ or ‘crude’ art, is the term the French…

Burning issues and damp squibs

Issue 37, Autumn 2000

Review

Architecture Must Burn is not a call to set light to your prefab office block.…

Drawn to be wild

Issue 71, Spring 2009

Feature

Expressive, explosive and sometimes beautiful, this hand-drawn magazine lettering defies…

Talking pictures

Issue 11, Winter 1993

Feature

The comic book speech bubble has evolved into a highly expressive form of vernacular lettering

Where is the love?

Issue 63, Spring 2007

Opinion

Letter from Rian Hughes, Devicefonts

Meanwhile, in the weird world of art

Issue 39, Spring 2001

Opinion

When musicians remake an old hit, it’s called a cover version. When a painter copies an…