A2 / SW / HK

Recent articles about A2 / SW / HK

Moscow by type

Issue 90, 2015


For the underground railway of Russia’s capital, wayfinding experts City ID commissioned A2-Type…

Essential on every level

Issue 66, Winter 2007


The title of Stephen Shore’s The Nature of Photographs promises to peel its…

Part of the process

Issue 59, Spring 2006


Nicolas Bourriaud’s concept of ‘relational aesthetics’ may give designers a new set of tools

Britain’s signature

Issue 71, Spring 2009


Margaret Calvert signed the UK – from road to rail to air. Now Henrik Kubel has digitised her Rail…

Recent blog posts by A2 / SW / HK

Noted #71

3 November 2015

TPTQ Arabic; Frank; FS Brabo by Fontsmith; Typomad 2015; New Perspectives in Typography; The Eric Gill Series
Typotheque’s Peter Biľak has announced the launch of TPTQ Arabic, a new type foundry dedicated to developing original high-quality Arabic typefaces and systems for bi-lingual typography.

AK and A23D on press

18 September 2014

Two 21st-century letterpress projects breathe new life into this arcane, antiquated but much-loved method of mark-making
The LDF’s opening graphic weekend featured plenty of stimulating events and fascinating displays, with workshops, movies (Lost Highway), demonstrations, talks (Paula Scher, Irma Boom), David David’s Carousel Wall in the tunnel entrance, and Barber & Osgerby’s vertiginous Double Space – huge rotating mirrors – in the Raphael Gallery, writes John L Walters.

Type Tuesday: No end of print?

1 September 2014

Eye’s panel of printers, designers, photographers and publishers will talk about the past, present and future of printing this Tuesday evening at St Bride
The Type Tuesday event at St Bride Library in London (2 September 2014) is entitled ‘No end of print?’ and will include speakers from Calverts, New North Press, Kin, Pureprint and Hoxton Mini-Press, among many others.

New work, new fonts, New Transport

28 May 2013

Henrik Kubel takes the stage for Eye’s forthcoming Type Tuesday event at St Bride Library 
Next week’s Type Tuesday event at St Bride Library in London features designer Henrik Kubel talking about his work as a type designer, including his collaboration with Margaret Calvert on New Rail Alphabet and New Transport, and his ongoing partnership with Scott Williams in the design practice A2/SW/HK. Other participants include Ben Terrett and Simon Esterson.