Herbert Matter

Recent articles about Herbert Matter

Rational, exuberant, eclectic

Issue 96, Spring 2018


In a section of his final book, Vision in Motion (1947), László Moholy-Nagy describes what…

California is a state of mind

Issue 90, Summer 2015


Rendered, on the cover of Metropolis’s American edition, in iridescent foil and set against a…

The Crafty Linotyper

Issue 55, Spring 2005


Made in 1941 for AD magazine, Herbert Matter’s ‘typographic ballet’ is a dreamlike curiosity

Recent blog posts about Herbert Matter

Founding father of infodesign

28 July 2008
Design history, Graphic design, Magazines, Reviews

How Will Burtin used design for science in exhibitions and magazines
Above: the walk-in Cell exhibition, a million times larger than life, designed by Will Burtin…