Sam Winston

Recent articles about Sam Winston

Crowd control

Issue 101, Summer 2021


Designers are making illustrated books through crowdfunding instead of traditional publishing methods. By John L. Walters

Pictures made of books

Issue 94, Summer 2017


Few children’s picturebooks are quite like this. A Child of Books (Walker Books, £12.99) is…

Wordplay for a picture palace

Issue 86, Autumn 2013


In classical texts on the ‘art of memory’, the student is advised to visualise objects…

Recent blog posts about Sam Winston

Alone in the dark

13 December 2017
Typography, Visual culture

Typographic artist Sam Winston explores the visual inspiration that comes from total darkness
Sam Winston’s new exhibition ‘Darkness Visible’ at London’s Southbank Centre brings the viewer into his…

Books received #27 (type books)

26 June 2017
Book design, Design history, Graphic design, Posters, Typography

Custom Lettering of the 20s and 30s, Word Disco, Type is Beautiful, Type Tells Tales and Johnston & Gill: Very British Types
Here are a few typographically oriented books that caught our attention in recent months. Type…

Walk-in book

19 February 2013
Book design, Graphic design, Illustration, Visual culture

In the V&A’s upcoming ‘Memory Palace’, twenty illustrators and designers will give graphic form to Hari Kunzru’s post-apocalyptic narrative.
The idea for the Memory Palace exhibition, which opens this summer at the V&A, came…