John Morgan

Recent articles about John Morgan

Devil in the detail

Issue 83, Summer 2012


Careful, even-tempered typographer by day – wild art director by night? For John Morgan, both the typographic detailing and the grand gestures are essential to each project’s unique ‘atmosphere’. By John L. Walters.

Recent blog posts about John Morgan

The fantastic light trip

6 November 2023

Kevin Foakes (aka DJ Food) uncovers a strange, bright corner of analogue audiovisual culture

Wheels of Light is about the light shows devised for gigs and discos in the 1970s, 80s and 90s

Walking in a nuclear winter land

13 December 2019
Book design, Design history, Graphic design, Illustration, Information design

A new book recalls a time when civil authorities urged citizens to prepare for a threat from the East. By Andrew Robertson
The book Nuclear War in the UK, already in its second printing, has been a…

‘XXX’ marks the spot

6 September 2018
Design history, Graphic design, Technology, Typography, Visual culture

Letter Exchange, a network of professionals in the lettering arts, type design and typography, is to host a conference in Cambridge in October
2018 marks the 30th anniversary of Letter Exchange, the organisation for professionals in the lettering…

Books received #30

6 November 2017
Book design, Illustration, Music design, Reviews, Visual culture

This Is Me, Full Stop., Jonny Hannah, Hi-Fi Living, Sardon’s Stampography and drawings of UFOs
Here is yet another selection of books that caught our attention in recent weeks and…

Books received #12

18 December 2014
Graphic design, Illustration, Photography, Typography, Visual culture

Cut & Paste: 21st Century Collage, Spitalfields Nippers, A Field Guide to East London Wildlife, Shoreditch Wildlife and Eduardo Paolozzi.
Here are a few books that provided a little relief from Eye’s seasonal hangovers in…

Storytelling on a shoestring

14 October 2014
Book design, Design history, New media, Photography

If you have ever enjoyed making things from bits of string and wire, pipe cleaners…

Freestyling text and image

19 March 2014
Book design, Illustration, Reviews, Typography

What can we learn from Paul Peter Piech? Fraser Muggeridge hails an overlooked but highly original graphic artist
As a second-year undergraduate student at Reading in the early 1990s, I was shown the…

Common ground: a designer’s letter from Venice

1 November 2012
Graphic design, Information design, Technology, Visual culture

John Morgan explains the thinking behind his visual identity for the 13th Architecture Biennale in Venice (director David Chipperfield).
The Venetian stencil street signs or nizioletti don’t prevent you from getting lost in the…

Brit Insurance Design Awards

18 January 2011
Awards madness, Book design, Graphic design, Music design, New media, Technology, Visual culture

Bantjes, Shandy, Flipboard and E.Chromi make the (long) shortlist
London’s Design Museum announced the shortlist for this year’s Brit Insurance Design awards this morning…