Sébastien Morlighem

Recent articles by Sébastien Morlighem

Rational, exuberant, eclectic

Issue 96, Spring 2018


In a section of his final book, Vision in Motion (1947), László Moholy-Nagy describes what…

A weighty guide to Latin typefaces

Issue 95, Winter 2018


More than ever, typography is an incessant talking (and writing) point. Its history is a…

Poland’s graphic pioneers

Issue 92, Summer 2016


Publications attempting a comprehensive overview of a country’s graphic design history have appeared on a…

Unpredictable Swiss design

Issue 90, Summer 2015


The Museum für Gestaltung Zürich, created in 1875, was a pioneer institution in collecting graphic…

Stone love

Issue 88, Summer 2014


Since the early 1960s Michael Twyman has contributed to the establishment and improvement of standards…

Letters on location

Issue 85, Spring 2013


Many francophiles would say that there are more interesting, beautiful cities to visit in France…

On being well read

Issue 84, Autumn 2012


In this shifting digital world, countless websites, blogs and social networks provide instant information on…

Typonauts, start your quest here

Issue 82, Winter 2012


So Type Navigator, curated by Jan Middendorp and the Barcelona-based studio TwoPoints.Net (which, with Victionary…

Mr Mistral

Issue 79, Spring 2011


New discoveries about Roger Excoffon’s virtuoso typefaces for Fonderie Olive prompt a fresh look at the legacy of this dynamic designer and the foundry itself.

Recent blog posts about Sébastien Morlighem

Typonauts, start your quest here

3 April 2012
Book design, Graphic design, Information design, Typography

Review of Type Navigator: The Independent Foundries Handbook
The Web has deeply transformed the retail market of type, writes Sébastien Morlighem in Eye…