Dom Sylvester Houédard

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Ramp up the key strokes

Issue 104, Spring 2023


Keith Armstrong (1950-2017) was a poet, artist, film-maker, musician (under the name ‘ruhuman’) and activist who…

Eventure playground

Issue 93, Winter 2016


Boooook is the first publication to give a retrospective overview of the life and work…

Concrete poems just are

Issue 20, Spring 1996


Concrete poetry never won full acceptance, despite the efforts of exponents all over the world. In the digital era its innovations are ripe for reassessment

Recent blog posts about Dom Sylvester Houédard

Sun-cheese wheel-ode

10 December 2012
Design history, Graphic design, Typography, Visual culture

Dom Sylvester Houédard’s 1968 concrete poetry tribute to fellow poet Ken Cox is a double spiral of hand-set type, mysteriously linked by the sport of cheese rolling. Fraser Muggeridge explains.
The letterpress printed concrete poem designed by Dom Sylvester Houédard first caught my interest because…