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…

California is a state of mind

Issue 90, Summer 2015


Rendered, on the cover of Metropolis’s American edition, in iridescent foil…

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 by Herbert Matter

Founding father of infodesign

28 July 2008

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 for UpJohn. From Design and Science: The Life and Work of Will Burtin, reviewed by Eye art director Simon Esterson in Eye no. 68.