Issue 86, Autumn 2013
Stencil typefaces – late arrivals on the typographic scene – are going in new directions and rediscovering their history.
Issue 68, Summer 2008
After 90 years, Ishihara’s colour deficiency plates have proved their effectiveness as a diagnostic tool – and they are still beautiful.
Issue 53, Autumn 2004
Architects with ambition rarely restrict their interests to only single buildings, or buildings in a…
Issue 24, Spring 1997
“In youth, we clothe ourselves with rainbows, and go as brave as the zodiac.” With…
Issue 56, Summer 2005
Nine decades on, a Japanese army doctor’s invention is still being used to test colour vision
Issue 16, Spring 1995
Following his seminal 1969 article in the Penrose Annual, ‘The Design of the London Underground…
Issue 60, Summer 2006
Fluorescent inks – costly, dramatic, even ‘vulgar’ – provided 1950s designers with a fresh challenge
Issue 52, Summer 2004
Effect, defect, accident or design – moiré has a vital place in printing
Issue 47, Spring 2003
An eccentric typographic proposal from the 1950s
Issue 40, Summer 2001
Two catalogues reveal much about stencil-making in Germany and the US in the mid-twentieth century, while offering clues to the industry's future in the decades following their publication.
Issue 43, Spring 2002
Colour overprinting: constructed images by printers and designers