Alex Coles

Recent articles by Alex Coles

If not for design …

Issue 86, Autumn 2013


Books about design aimed at a relatively broad audience that are historically informed and critically…

Cover version

Issue 63, Spring 2007


Artist Ellsworth Kelly’s links to design are demonstrated graphically by two projects

Bulletins of The Serving Library #1

Issue 81, Autumn 2011


Following on from where Dot Dot Dot left off, Bulletins of The Serving Library is…

Sixties Soul Sister

Issue 63, Spring 2007


Books on graphic design predictably seem to be polarised into two categories: the well conceived…

Toast modern

Issue 75, Spring 2010


‘Typography is more a craft than an art – the graphic designer using type will…