Margaret Calvert

Recent articles about Margaret Calvert

A tradition with breaks

Issue 86, Autumn 2013

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Stencil typefaces – late arrivals on the typographic scene – are going in new directions and…

A design (to sign roads by)

Issue 34, Winter 1999

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As an exemplary rational design programme, the road signs of Jock Kinneir and Margaret Calvert…

Britain’s signature

Issue 71, Spring 2009

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

Recent blog posts by Margaret Calvert

Relocation to Albertopolis

19 March 2016

Save the date! On 24 November 2016 the new Design Museum opens at the former Commonwealth Institute building in Kensington
Design Museum director Deyan Sudjic yesterday announced the date – Thursday 24 November 2016 – for the somewhat delayed opening of the museum’s new home in Kensington.

Classic Collections – The Big Picture

1 March 2016

Another bundle of back issues – 34, 43, 49 & 56 – featuring design in the public realm
‘The Big Picture’ is the handy, if somewhat arbitrary name we have given to a bunch Eye issues from the turn of the century and early noughties: nos. 34, 43, 49 and 56. All four issues were art directed by Nick Bell.

Collaboratively speaking

14 October 2013

A report from day two of the AGI Open conference at London’s Barbican.
Day two of AGI Open kicked off with insights and wisdom about ‘collaborative practice’, write Pam Bowman and Matt Edgar.