‘As, Not For: Dethroning Our Absolutes’ is an itinerant exhibition of work by black designers whose legacy has been neglected for too long
Rubén Fontana devised a system for teaching typography that is grounded in Argentina’s culture and politics
A two-volume book packed with graphic design history is a visual blockbuster, but does little for scholarship. By Rick Poynor
Staff and students are fighting for the survival of Rio de Janeiro’s historic school of design. ESDI’s Zoy Anastassakis and Marcos Martins explain why
Amid the rush of modern gadgetry, Kuchar Swara’s Sekford watches stand out because they are, paradoxically, timeless
A workshop in a remote Turkish village gave international students a chance to explore what design can do when technology is scarce
As São Paulo prepares for the 2014 AGI Open, Cláudio Ferlauto argues that design education in Brazil is endangered by new priorities
Linda Kwon reports on a design conference that aims to fight the ‘velvet rope syndrome’
Linda Kwon looks at ways to learn about type beyond the conventional classroom.
With shorter, more commercially driven degrees under serious consideration, Steve Rigley argues that design students need more space to speculate and make mistakes.