Tuesday, 9:30am
31 January 2012

Type Tuesday

From sci-fi to Dickens: onscreen, animated typography by Momoco

In Eye 80, Anne-Marie Conway wrote about Momoco’s way with on-screen typography (see ‘Credits where due’).

The London-based studio, set up by Miki Kato and Nic Benns twelve years ago, specialise in film and television titles, with a portfolio spanning romantic comedy, generic horror, sci-fi thrillers, comedy and drama. For this Type Tuesday, we take a look at some of their more recent work.

Top: Titles for environmental thriller Ice (2010).

Above: Title sequence for recent BBC drama Great Expectations.

Below: For Channel 4 comedy series Fresh Meat.

Above: Credits for Luther (BBC).

Credits where due’ by Anne-Marie Conway was originally published in Eye 80, Summer 2011.


Eye is the world’s most beautiful and collectable graphic design journal, published quarterly for professional designers, students and anyone interested in critical, informed writing about graphic design and visual culture. It’s available from all good design bookshops and online at the Eye shop, where you can buy subscriptions, back issues and single copies of the latest issue. Eye 81, has the theme of ‘Designers and clients’; Eye 82 will be on press next week.