Review: December 2014

 
‘Typo’s guaranteed!’

‘Typo’s guaranteed!’

Martin Colyer

Do you know of the calypso singer Mighty Sparrow? Or the jazz singer Slim Gaillard…
 
Still standing and outstanding

Still standing and outstanding

Keith Miller

The demolition of the Pruitt-Igoe housing project in St Louis, Missouri, in the…
 
Slip sliding into history

Slip sliding into history

David Crowley

About halfway through this long and highly detailed study of the life and work of…
 
Taxonomy of twigs and trees

Taxonomy of twigs and trees

Paul McNeil

The work of Berlin-based design collective Neubau, founded by Stefan Gandl, is…
 
Nostalgia for the Carnation Revolution

Nostalgia for the Carnation Revolution

Francisco Laranjo

The exhibition ‘Freedom of Image’, which was spread throughout Porto between May and…
 

Franklin the myth-maker

Karrie Jacobs

The 37th Annual Type Directors Club Exhibition, held in the gallery at the International…
 
Prolific polymath

Prolific polymath

Mark Porter

Pretty Pictures (Thames & Hudson, £42, $75) covers the astonishing body of work that…
 
Stone love

Stone love

Sébastien Morlighem

Since the early 1960s Michael Twyman has contributed to the establishment and…
 
Book of revelations

Book of revelations

David Crowley

The uncontroversial premise of Multiple Signatures is that design is a collaborative…
 
Freestyling text and image

Freestyling text and image

Fraser Muggeridge

As a second-year undergraduate student at Reading in the early 1990s, I was shown the…
 
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