Emily King

Recent articles by Emily King

Urging cuspers to take a trip

Issue 37, Autumn 2000


To launch Tate Modern and Tate Britain, the organisation Tate (an appellation which, however much…

The farewell tour syndrome

Issue 74, Winter 2009


Earlier this year I was researching past issues of Emigre magazine for an exhibition project…

Dismantling the Basel principle

Issue 32, Summer 1999


The freewheeling global agenda of Müller+Hess both destroys and revives the typographic traditions of their home town.

Art and art direction (text in full)

Issue 38, Winter 2000


imply two separate worlds, yet artists who use text employ the techniques of graphic design. And so for the pharmaceutical type pastiches in \'The Last Supper\', a series of screenprints, Damien Hirst employed designer Jon Barnbrook.

Digital type decade

Issue 40, Summer 2001


The sound and fury of ‘radical’ typeface design associated with the early days of PostScript have quietened into a purposeful, prolific hum. There’s a new order of craft and and invention, driven by corporate culture, nostalgia and the demands of the screen.

Time Out covers

Issue 44, Summer 2002


Pearce Marchbank’s covers added an editorial edge to a listings magazine

Compare and contrast

Issue 25, Summer 1997


With a CD-ROM based on its legendary lettering archive, Central Saint Martins has created a new tool and resource

Here, there and nowhere

Issue 34, Winter 1999


Pictures of non-places, the grubby and eroded gaps between the real spaces of the urban realm, make a spectacle of the unspectacular

Thirty-six point Gorilla

Issue 23, Winter 1996


Just about every approach to describing typefaces has been put to the test. Now font names…