Catherine Griffiths

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Issue 104, Spring 2023


Catherine Griffiths: Solo in [ ] Space by Zhihua Duan with Catherine Griffiths is ostensibly the…

Typographics 21: Session 4

Issue 102, Autumn 2021


Under the curation of New York-based Australian type designer Troy Leinster, this session centred on the ‘Pacific’ region, and thoughtfully expanded …

Recent blog posts about Catherine Griffiths

Books received #52

6 March 2023
Book design, Graphic design, Photography, Visual culture

Weisbeck’s experiments; working class Covid-19 diaries; Connew’s vocabulary of colonisation; Shore’s photographic craft.
We have compiled a list of intriguing titles that have piqued our interest in recent months…

Figures that don’t add up

8 March 2019
Awards madness, Graphic design, Information design, Posters, Typography, Visual culture

In Aotearoa New Zealand, Designers Speak (Up) is challenging the male-dominated awards system. By Catherine Griffiths
A new campaign aims to address the gender imbalance in New Zealand design, writes Catherine…

A sunnier classroom

15 May 2017
Book design, Design education, Graphic design, Typography

When the world is in flux, book design offers ‘a refuge of certainty’. Andrew Howard explains why he founded the Porto Design Summer School
There is a particularity about the education system which we take as given – that…

Books received #20 (photobooks)

13 June 2016
Book design, Photography, Reviews, Visual culture

Wallace’s Road Wallah, Claridge’s East End, Graham’s The Whiteness of the Whale and Connew’s Body of Work
Here are a few photobooks that have recently caught our attention … each reviewed in…

Cover story

8 August 2013
Brand madness, Graphic design, Magazines, Photography, Posters, Visual culture

You’ve seen that face before. But why is Jeanne Moreau (as seen in La Notte) staring soulfully from the cover of Eye 85?
The cover of the current issue, Eye 85, has attracted lots of (largely welcome) attention…

Milestone at the edge of the map

10 December 2008
Design history, Graphic design, Typography, Visual culture

New Zealand is geared up for its first international typography symposium
‘Small, perplexed post-colonial democracy seeking in-depth typographical conversation.’ Some want ads are made to go…