David Pearson

Recent articles about David Pearson

Stamped in the memory

Issue 91, Spring 2016


The Gentle Author’s book about East London print and envelope specialists the Baddeley Brothers demonstrates the very crafts it celebrates

‘Type-only Penguins sell a million’ shock

Issue 54, Winter 2004


Penguin uses design to revitalise its back catalogue with Great Ideas and a revived Reference Library

Recent blog posts about David Pearson

Birmingham Design Festival 2024

9 May 2024
Design education, Graphic design, Illustration, Typography, Events and exhibitions, Motion graphics

Get ready for BDF 2024 (6-8 June) as the annual event focuses on ‘Process’ in graphic, digital and product design plus illustration

We are looking forward to Birmingham Design Festival next month, which Eye is supporting as a media sponsor.

Book now for Book night!

23 June 2022
Book design, Graphic design, Type Tuesday, Typography, Events and exhibitions

Buy your tickets for ‘Book night!’ – Eye’s next Type Tuesday – and help raise money for St Bride

Eye’s first Book night! will feature presentations by acclaimed designers Giles Dunn, Sonya Dyakova, Hugh Miller and Jim Sutherland, chaired by David Pearson and Eye editor John L. Walters

Noted #79

6 January 2017
Book design, Illustration, Magazines, New media, Photography, Reviews

Graffiti removal, Circular #19, The Phonografik Collectivo, Optimology° and Fermata
Here are a few things – graffiti removal, a Phoenician alphabet project, a media wall…

Books received #18

11 April 2016
Book design, Graphic design, Photography, Visual culture

A Smile in the Mind, London A to Z, Jean Tinguely, Bad Bonn Song Book and Eating With The Eyes
Here are a few books that caught our attention in recent weeks … all reviewed…

Type Tuesday: Archive night with Paul Barnes

2 March 2016
Graphic design, Type Tuesday, Typography

See you at St Bride Library at 7pm sharp. Nadine Chahine, David Pearson & James Mosley (among many others) at the first Type Tuesday of 2016
The next Type Tuesday event will be an Archive Night with MC Paul Barnes and…

The calm collector

24 February 2016
Book design, Brand madness, Design history, Graphic design

A new collection of Steve Hare’s writing demonstrates an erudite passion for the design and content of Penguin Books
The late Steve Hare (1950-2015) was one of those writers that every editor appreciates, writes…

Books received #17

26 January 2016
Brand madness, Design history, Graphic design, Illustration, Type Tuesday

Logo Modernism, DixonBaxi, Cries of London, deValence and No Words Posters
Here are a few books that caught our attention in recent weeks. Logo Modernism (Taschen…

Type Tuesday: 3 June 2014

27 May 2014
Book design, Design history, Type Tuesday, Typography

‘The ins and outs of book design’ at St Bride will feature Gerald Cinamon, Jason Godfrey, David Pearson & Clare Skeats and Mark Thomson
Our next Type Tuesday event at St Bride Library, about ‘the ins and outs of…

Out of the shadows

19 December 2013
Book design, Photography, Reviews, Typography, Visual culture

The Gentle Author delivers an album of London past and present in time for Christmas
The long hours of darkness that signify the encroaching winter can cast an unfavourable light…