Blog: Typography

20 September 2022

Analogue survivors

Analogue survivors

Bob Richardson’s collection of BBC-related ephemera at St Bride is a must-see
‘A Kingdom of Cardboard’, which runs until 6 January 2023 at St Bride Library, is an…

10 July 2022

Now you see me …

Now you see me …

Laura Meseguer’s installation ‘Invisible’ in Lleida invites visitors to rediscover type on the street

‘Invisible’ is an invitation to enjoy signs on the street … elements so familiar they can become ‘invisible’ …

5 July 2022

Graphic design live #3

Graphic design live #3

Breaking the News in London; typewriters in Edinburgh; typographic protests in San Francisco; 23rd International Exhibition in Milan; Graphic Trial in Tokyo; Type Paris.

Here is a selection of current and upcoming events worth noting in your graphic design calendar.

23 June 2022

Book now for Book night!

Book now for Book night!

Buy your tickets for ‘Book night!’ – Eye’s next Type Tuesday – and help raise money for St Bride

Eye’s first Book night! will feature presentations by acclaimed designers Giles Dunn, Sonya Dyakova, Hugh Miller and Jim Sutherland, chaired by David Pearson and Eye editor John L. Walters

7 June 2022

Graphic design live #2

Graphic design live #2

Susan Kare in Lyon; Josep Renau in Valencia; Type Tuesday; Typographics 2022 in NYC; Birmingham Design Festival; Iwan Baan and Francis Kéré in London

Here is a selection of current and upcoming events worth noting in your design calendar.

23 March 2022

Books received no. 48

Books received no. 48

Manuale di Calligrafia; Sign Painting: a practical guide to tools, materials, and techniques; and The Showcards Book

Here are few books on calligraphy and sign painting that caught our attention …

26 October 2021

Graphic design live #1

Graphic design live #1

Beautiful Swiss Books; Martens in Shanghai; MagCulture Live on Thursday 4 November; Typoteka; Chaumont
Here is a selection of current and upcoming events that piqued the interest of our…

14 September 2021

Always drawn, never written

Always drawn, never written

This unusual biography of book designer Helmut Salden (1910-96) shows the processes behind his lettering for dust jackets. By Jan Middendorp
Helmut Salden (1910-96) was the most productive book cover designer in the Netherlands, during the…

9 July 2021

Beyond The Bell Jar

Beyond The Bell Jar

Shirley Tucker’s book cover designs, made during her long career with Faber, show a sure command of image, lettering and typography. By Ruth Sykes
Book cover designer Shirley Tucker (b. 1930) is known for her iconic jacket for Sylvia…

2 July 2021

Novo Typo goes off the grid

Novo Typo goes off the grid

At Berlin’s A—Z gallery, Dutch designer Mark van Wageningen tests the limits of self-sufficiency with his new project Offgrid. By Jan Middendorp
In Eye 94, four years ago, we described the unorthodox typographic research methods of Amsterdam…
 
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