David Pearson

Recent articles about David Pearson

Stamped in the memory

Issue 91, Spring 2016

Feature

The Gentle Author’s book about East London print and envelope specialists the Baddeley Brothers…

‘Type-only Penguins sell a million’ shock

Issue 54, Winter 2004

Opinion

Penguin uses design to revitalise its back catalogue with Great Ideas and a revived Reference…

Recent blog posts by David Pearson

Noted #79

6 January 2017

Graffiti removal, Circular #19, The Phonografik Collectivo, Optimology° and Fermata
Here are a few things – graffiti removal, a Phoenician alphabet project, a media wall installation, Optimology° and a typography magazine – that caught our attention in recent weeks.

Books received #18

11 April 2016

A Smile in the Mind, London A to Z, Jean Tinguely, Bad Bonn Song Book and Eating With The Eyes
Here are a few books that caught our attention in recent weeks … all reviewed in no more than 140 characters.

Type Tuesday: Archive night with Paul Barnes

3 March 2016

See you at St Bride Library at 7pm sharp. Nadine Chahine, David Pearson & James Mosley (among many others) at the first Type Tuesday of 2016
The next Type Tuesday event will be an Archive Night with MC Paul Barnes and guests, another evening in Eye’s quarterly series of informal events about typography, graphic design and visual culture. For this occasion, we celebrate St Bride Library itself, and its amazing collection of materials from the rich history of printing and typography.

The calm collector

24 February 2016

A new collection of Steve Hare’s writing demonstrates an erudite passion for the design and content of Penguin Books
The late Steve Hare (1950-2015) was one of those writers that every editor appreciates, writes John L. Walters.

Books received #17

26 January 2016

Logo Modernism, DixonBaxi, Cries of London, deValence and No Words Posters
Here are a few books that caught our attention in recent weeks.

Type Tuesday: 3 June 2014

27 May 2014

‘The ins and outs of book design’ at St Bride will feature Gerald Cinamon, Jason Godfrey, David Pearson & Clare Skeats and Mark Thomson
Our next Type Tuesday event at St Bride Library, about ‘the ins and outs of book design’, will take place on 3 June 2014.

Out of the shadows

19 December 2013

The Gentle Author delivers an album of London past and present in time for Christmas
The long hours of darkness that signify the encroaching winter can cast an unfavourable light on East London, writes Sarah Snaith.