Wim Crouwel

Recent articles about Wim Crouwel

A Dutch battle that still rattles

Issue 90, 2015


Fiery debates on the ethical, political and cultural ramifications of graphic…

Design history disciplined

Issue 85, Spring 2013


What kind of discipline is graphic design history? Catherine de Smet provided…

Modern method

Issue 79, Spring 2011


As the Design Museum launches a retrospective of Wim Crouwel’s work, Kerry William Purcell…

Electrifying the alphabet

Issue 62, Winter 2006


At the dawn of the computer age, new functions ushered in new forms for type design

Recent blog posts by Wim Crouwel

Five strategies tabled in Eindhoven

27 October 2014

Van Abbemuseum throws new light on Jan van Toorn’s critical design practice
Homage exhibitions are inherently celebratory, writes Francisco Laranjo. However ‘Staging the Message: The Open Work of Jan van Toorn’, now at the Van Abbemuseum in Eindhoven, the Netherlands until 18 Jan 2015, offers a critical challenge to that tradition.