Jason Godfrey

Recent articles by Jason Godfrey

A house that type built

Issue 94, Summer 2017


Type foundry House Industries – the subject of a hefty new monograph and a retrospective…

A passion for graphic expression

Issue 79, Spring 2011


A passage in Born Modern recounts how the 39-year-old graphic designer Alvin…

Naked words

Issue 82, Winter 2012


Type-only book covers – whether deliberately austere, functional … or shouting loud from the…

Recent blog posts by Jason Godfrey

Type Tuesday: Presstival

24 July 2012

Preview of a late summer festival for British print and type enthusiasts
We like the sound of ‘Presstival’, otherwise known as the annual open day of the Whittington Press, which takes place on Saturday 1 September this year.

Type Tuesday: Naked words

11 July 2012

Type-only book covers: austere, functional … or shouting out loud
Once upon a time, book jackets were almost all pure typographic compositions: these were the books one could not judge by their covers, writes Jason Godfrey in ‘Naked words’, Eye 82.