Issue 50


The learning brand
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