Issue 50


The learning brand
Critique, Rick Poynor

Abstract covers give an identity to this ambitious book series. Critique by Rick Poynor


Paul Khera

Has Yassar Abbar developed the
Arab world’s answer to Univers?

John O’Reilly

Cyberspace's souvenir aesthetics

Alice Twemlow

A broadsheet tackles Helvetica’s use and abuse with the eye of an outsider

Steven Heller

The back-stories, informed by trends, cults, philosophies and nationhood

Adrian Shaughnessy

Does a small book from nearly 30 years ago encapsulate a ‘golden age’?

Petra Černe Oven

The unbearable lightness of being a type designer in Prague

Matt Soar
Here’s a challenge for the budding film title designer in all of us: come up with a…