Recent articles about SEA

10,000 one offs

Issue 80, Summer 2011


Field’s 10,000 ‘illustrations’ for SEA’s GF Smith paper swatch give a new dimension to variable data printing

Sampling the Modern

Issue 72, Summer 2009


Bill Mackay's lucid work for GF Smith established a design tradition now continued by SEA

Recent blog posts about SEA

Independence day

10 April 2018
Design history, Graphic design, Illustration, Information design, Magazines, Type Tuesday, Typography, Visual culture

Over the past decade, Eye magazine has not only survived but thrived
Ten years ago, on 10 April 2008, Eye became an independent magazine, owned by the…

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…

A glimpse of Italian graphics

5 June 2015
Book design, Design history, Graphic design, Posters, Typography

‘Made In Italy’, a brief chance to see the work of midcentury Italian graphic design masters – Friday 12 & Saturday 13 June 2015
Next week there’s a brief chance for Londoners to see work by some postwar masters…

Posters for the blind

12 September 2013
Graphic design, Posters, Visual culture

A one-day typographic poster exhibition in the Hoxton Arches captured football chants in print
‘Glory Glory’ was a one-day poster exhibition and book launch encompassing the sound and spirit…

Type in Wapping

13 November 2012
Design history, Graphic design, Typography, Visual culture

Pencil to Pixel opens up Monotype’s archive of typographic history, from artwork to artefacts
The ‘Pencil to Pixel’ exhibition, which opens this Friday at Metropolitan Wharf in London, gives…