Phil Baines

Recent articles about Phil Baines

Reputations: Phil Baines

Issue 69, Autumn 2008

Feature

‘I could never subscribe to a particular way of doing things – I was always more pick ’n’ mix. I’d…

Beyond typography

Issue 15, Winter 1994

Feature

Fuse’s talented team is on an inspired quest to ‘Make it new!’ But what is the project really…

Phil Baines and Typography Now

Issue 71, Spring 2009

Opinion

A letter from Rick Poynor, London

Recent blog posts by Phil Baines

Village people

20 September 2014

Ditchling’s elegantly revamped museum places Eric Gill in the everyday context of extraordinary craftspeople
The small Sussex village of Ditchling, near the South Coast of England, was in 1907 already something of a haven for a growing arts and crafts community when Eric Gill moved there with his expanding family, writes Catherine Dixon.

When Penguins begat Puffins

12 August 2014

The Penguin Collectors Society turns its attention to the influential Puffin imprint for young readers … plus Porpoises, Ptarmigans and Peacocks
On 15 October 2010, the University of Bristol held a study day on Puffin, Penguin’s celebrated children’s imprint, writes Clare Walters.

Type at the core

2 January 2013

Design students hope to acquire skills that are transferable and future-proof. In our new media world, letterpress and education need each other
If you’d blinked, you might have missed the 6x6 Collaborative Letterpress Project’s three-day exhibition at Her House Gallery in London last November, writes Alex Cameron.

Let’s hear it for the hinting slaves

25 June 2012

Type Tuesday: Ampersand Web Typography Conference 2012
When keynote speaker Phil Baines asked a full house at the second Ampersand Web Typography Conference, ‘Who’s a graphic designer? Who’s a web designer / developer?’, a show of hands revealed that three-quarters of the audience were web-based practitioners (up on last year), writes Liz Farrelly.

Type Tuesday: Forward to page 1

19 June 2012

Managing (Great) expectations with a mix of ‘Pecha Kucha and speed dating’
A thought-provoking evening at the Design Museum marked the launch of Page 1: Great Expectations, the first publication by GraphicDesign&, writes Caroline Roberts.