Blog: Information design

20 June 2013

Memory cells

Memory cells

Twenty graphic artists respond to Hari Kunzru’s post-apocalyptic tale with infographics, reliquaries, type, animation and a playhouse made of rubbish
‘London has been destroyed in fiction … innumerable times,’ said Hari Kunzru at press view…

28 May 2013

New work, new fonts, New Transport

New work, new fonts, New Transport

Henrik Kubel takes the stage for Eye’s forthcoming Type Tuesday event at St Bride Library
Next week’s Type Tuesday event at St Bride Library in London features designer Henrik Kubel…

1 May 2013

Mapping Asmara

Mapping Asmara

Steven McCarthy examines the way maps represent Eritrea’s capital city, Asmara – from architectural gems to military legacy
Unable to find a map of Asmara prior to my trip to Eritrea, apart from…

21 March 2013

Journey to the endless archive

Journey to the endless archive

Future Everything launches with a downloadable collection of essays that explore the ideas behind ‘digital public space’
Future Everything, just opened in Manchester, is tackling the issue of ‘public space’ in the…

11 March 2013

More platforms for editorial design

More platforms for editorial design

Art director Mark Porter is the main speaker at ‘The magazine now arriving at platform 15’ at St Bride
The Type Tuesday event at St Bride Library in London is a chance to hear…

24 February 2013

Deadline EDA

Deadline EDA

Get your skates on! Only a few days left to enter the 2013 European Design Awards
The submission deadline for the 2013 European Design Awards in Belgrade is fast approaching –…

11 February 2013

Noted #49

Noted #49

Scroll down; paper time capsule; Typography Summer School in two cities; design activism at the V&A; Sketchnotes; icons for data
A few objects, images and forthcoming events that caught our attention in recent weeks ……

6 February 2013

Work to make it simple

Work to make it simple

A review of this year’s Design of Understanding conference by Mark Barratt
‘Stuff that Max Gadney and his friends think is interesting’ would have been a more…

25 January 2013

Back when the future looked bright

Back when the future looked bright

A printed guide to the 1951 Festival of Britain prompted Nigel Ball to consider the value placed on design by governments – then and now
Not seeing the value of investment in design is a folly of the current British…

22 January 2013

Coming to an Understanding at St Bride

Coming to an Understanding at St Bride

The third annual DoU information design conference takes place in London this Friday
This Friday sees the third annual Design of Understanding conference at St Bride Library in…
 
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