Issue 19


Rick Poynor


Critical path, Design education, Graphic design, Liz Farrelly

Britain has many design stars and most of them are men. Yet very few young women want to be seen as…


Yvonne Schwemer-Scheddin

‘I would advise young people to look at everything they encounter in a critical light … Then I would…

Robin Kinross

Otto Neurath’s 1936 book was the fullest exposition of his vision as an international visual language

Max Bruinsma

Studio Dumbar uses its posters for the Zeebelt Theatre in the Hague for anarchic type experiments

Will Novosedlik

Branding experts draw on centuries of myth-making to imbue products with emotional symbolism

Steven Heller

It has taken decades for expressive typography to win acceptance in the world of the children's book

Julia Thrift

British designer David Crow uses his personal projects to question the authority of the graphic image

Richard Hollis

With his ‘livre objets’ for the French book clubs, Pierre Faucheux invented a new genre

Moira Cullen

Matthew Carter's new identity for the Walker Art Centre is a typeface family with 'snap-on' serifs