Recent articles about deValence

French connections


Slender and serious, Back Cover is emerging as a Gallic platform for a resolutely non-American view of design

Recent blog posts about deValence

Sunday photo-painter

31 January 2020
Photography, Typography, Visual culture

In the early 1950s, Swiss designer Gérard Ifert walked the streets of Paris on quiet Sundays, taking pictures of the colourmen’s shopfronts
The ‘designer as photographer’ is a trope that has been much explored in articles, books…

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…

Critique: French connections

1 March 2011
Design history, Graphic design, Magazines, Typography

Back Cover signals an allegiance to graphic design as a serious endeavour
In his latest Web-only Critique, Rick Poynor looks at the French graphic design and typography…