Fraser Muggeridge

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Jump cuts

Issue 104, Spring 2023


Motion design is everywhere. The gleaming screens of our phones, TVs and poster sites demand more and more ways to make words and pictures dance in space and time. By John L. Walters [EXTRACT]

Fraser Muggeridge: The improviser

Issue 100, Summer 2020


‘The role of printed matter has shifted from what it communicates literally to what it communicates subconsciously.’

Is foil the new black? Only when it’s green

Issue 99, Autumn 2019


A British firm is determined to help designers understand the foiling process, from start to shiny finish. By Martin Colyer

Public art for public art’s sake

Issue 94, Summer 2017


Scott King’s Public Art blends fact and fiction, satire and speculation in a critique of…

The museum man

Issue 92, Summer 2016


This confidently displayed show draws a line in the sand. It secures the De La…

Learning on location

Issue 85, Spring 2013


Linda Kwon looks at ways to learn about type beyond the conventional classroom.

They work with words: 1

Issue 75, Spring 2010


Fraser Muggeridge has devised a typographic spread exclusively for Eye.

Recent blog posts about Fraser Muggeridge

Graphic design live #8

4 December 2022
Design history, Events and exhibitions, Motion graphics

W. E. B. Du Bois in New York, Piotr Szyhalski in Minneapolis, Dieter Roth in Iceland and motion graphics in Shenzhen

As we head towards the end of the year and into the holiday season, here’s a list of talks and exhibitions this December.

Graphic design live #6

3 October 2022
Graphic design, Events and exhibitions, Motion graphics

David King in London; Weltformat in Switzerland; Jeremy Deller in Barnsley; spy fever in New York; and experimental type online

Here is a selection of current and upcoming events that piqued the interest of our editorial team.

Noted #97

7 April 2020
Graphic design, Illustration, Posters, Typography, Visual culture

Kitching’s letterpress lockdown, Gorilla returns, dogs in cars, quarantine fonts, colouring in and a pastel poster tribute to immigrants
Here is a selection of things that have caught our attention in recent (quarantined) weeks…

Noted #91

20 March 2019
Graphic design, Illustration, Magazines, Typography, Visual culture

Situated Between (Treacy & Ozkal), Crayonograph, Le Gun no. 6, a journal from The Pre-Vinylite Society … and a typeset rectangular doily
Here are a few miscellaneous graphic artefacts that caught our attention in recent weeks. Situated…

Gateway Barcelona

7 June 2014
Graphic design, Illustration, Magazines, New media, Typography, Visual culture

The city gears up for its annual FADfest, the Festival of All Design. Preview by Astrid Stavro
The FADfest has established a reputation as the largest and most dynamic design event in…

Type Tuesday – 10 December 2013

4 December 2013
Design education, Design history, Graphic design, Type Tuesday, Typography

Archive night with Lucienne Roberts, Rathna Ramanathan, Fraser Muggeridge, Gerry Leonidas, Ken Garland, Simon Esterson and Martin Andrews
Next week we’ll be hosting another Type Tuesday event at St Bride Library in London…

Noted #49

11 February 2013
Book design, Graphic design, Illustration, Information design, Typography

Scroll down; paper time capsule; Typography Summer School in two cities; design activism at the V&A; Sketchnotes; icons for data
A few objects, images and forthcoming events that caught our attention in recent weeks ……

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…

Type Tuesday: Forward to page 1

19 June 2012
Book design, Design history, Graphic design, Typography

Managing (Great) expectations with a mix of ‘Pecha Kucha and speed dating’
A thought-provoking evening at the Design Museum marked the launch of Page 1: Great Expectations, the…

Text without type

3 February 2010
Graphic design, New media, Typography

Building Sound: can a website work with just speech, space and colour?
Here’s an interesting sound-based concept – a website that has no type or lettering whatsoever…