Paul Barnes

Recent articles by Paul Barnes

James Mosley: A life in objects

Issue 90, Summer 2015

Feature

Through his ideas, collecting and dogged research, the former St Bride librarian has shown that printing history can be both lively and opinionated. The world of typography owes him a great debt

Modernism and monograms

Issue 68, Summer 2008

Feature

Both artisan and art director, Hermann Eidenbenz was a subtle master of Swiss design.

Deep in the archives

Issue 75, Spring 2010

Feature

Contemporary type designers Christian Schwartz and Paul Barnes select some historical type specimens that excite and intrigue them.

Recent blog posts about Paul Barnes

Type Tuesday

13 December 2011
Design history, Graphic design, Typography, Visual culture

Christian Schwartz and Paul Barnes deep in the archives: Wilson, 1789
Some typefaces defy the classification of time and place. Wilson’s Roman of 1789 is a…