Christian Schwartz

Recent articles about Christian Schwartz

Reputations: Commercial Type

Issue 82, Winter 2011


‘There has been typography on the Web for its entire existence, because there are words, and where there are words there is typography … Some people believe that there is going to be a radical change in the process of reading because of webfonts. Actually, no.’

Back with a flourish

Issue 62, Winter 2006


A taste for ornamentation and 1970s kitsch has led to a revival in the swash, the ‘tea cosy’ of typography

Recent blog posts about Christian Schwartz

Out of the box in New York

3 May 2013
Design history, Graphic design, Technology, Typography

The first Eye archive night to be held outside London takes place at the Pencil to Pixel show in New York next Monday evening
Early next week, On Monday 6 May 2013, we will be in New York, where…

Information inspiration

12 September 2012
Design history, Graphic design, Typography

Commercial Type’s Paul Barnes will give the annual Beatrice Warde lecture at St Bride Library.
Type design and lettering today stands atop of a pile of historical information collected over…

Type Tuesday: Reputations

3 July 2012
Graphic design, Magazines, Technology, Typography

Commercial Type’s Christian Schwartz & Paul Barnes – interviewed in Eye 82
‘There has been typography on the Web for its entire existence, because there are words…

Out of the box

11 June 2012
Book design, Design education, Design history, Graphic design, Illustration, Information design, Magazines, Posters, Technology, Typography, Visual culture

Eye magazine curates an ‘archive night’ at St Bride Library in London
On Thursday 28 June 2012 we’re inviting a small panel of designers and writers to…