Lucienne Roberts

Recent articles about Lucienne Roberts


Issue 38, Winter 2000


Postcards from Sans + Baum; Müller + Hess’s Xmas horror …

Read me! Part 2. Literacy in graphic design education

Issue 37, Autumn 2000


‘Relativist’ debates within the profession have extended to the way design and typography are taught. If there are no agreed standards – no absolutes within design – how can one teach? Are we heading towards a state of ‘institutional ignorance’ as tutors have less knowledge to pass on to their students?

Read me! Part 1. Literacy in graphic design

Issue 37, Autumn 2000


Graphic designers are responsible for the communication of ideas through words, signs and pictures. Yet experimentation and new aesthetics cannot emerge without a thorough understanding of reading and writing: if we accept that language is important, we must be prepared to protect it

Recent blog posts about Lucienne Roberts

Type Tuesday: Happy Birthday St Bride!

26 November 2020
Design education, Graphic design, Type Tuesday, Typography

Some of our favourite speakers return to celebrate the 125th anniversary of St Bride Printing Library on 1 December 2020
Eye magazine started organising Type Tuesdays as a regular St Bride Library event back in…

Faithful dress

1 January 2017
Book design, Graphic design, Illustration, Information design, Reviews

The latest publication from GraphicDesign& is an illustrated spotters’ guide to nuns’ habits. Review by Sarah Snaith
Looking Good: A visual guide to a nun’s habit is full of interesting facts for…

Noted #78

18 October 2016
Graphic design, Illustration, Magazines, Posters, Type Tuesday, Typography

TypoCircle exhibition, Arjowiggins paper sample, Double Dagger, D&AD Manual 2016 and SEA 20
Here are a few things – an exhibition, paper sample, letterpress journal, manual and book…

The graphic languages of fashion

1 December 2014
Graphic design, Illustration, Reviews

Graphic design is woven into fashion culture. ‘Women Fashion Power’ at London’s Design Museum shows how, says Colin Davies
Walking up the stairs to the first-floor gallery space at the Design Museum, London, you…

Noted #62

7 August 2014
Graphic design, Photography, Posters, Technology

Hoogerbrugge, Comic Sans for Cancer, Leaving the Building, (Re)Brand USA and posters
Here are a few more things that caught our attention in recent weeks. Han Hoogerbrugge…

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…

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…