Wim Crouwel

Recent articles about Wim Crouwel

More than just a gridnik

Issue 93, Winter 2017

Review

Wim Crouwel: Modernist is the disingenuously bald title of a richly textured portrait of the…

A Dutch battle that still rattles

Issue 90, Summer 2015

Review

Fiery debates on the ethical, political and cultural ramifications of graphic design are rare. Yet…

Design history disciplined

Issue 85, Spring 2013

Review

What kind of discipline is graphic design history? Catherine de Smet provided one answer in…

Modern method

Issue 79, Spring 2011

Feature

As the Design Museum launches a retrospective of Wim Crouwel’s work, Kerry William Purcell interviews the Total Design (TD) co-founder.

Electrifying the alphabet

Issue 62, Winter 2006

Feature

At the dawn of the computer age, new functions ushered in new forms for type design

French connections

Opinion

Slender and serious, Back Cover is emerging as a Gallic platform for a resolutely non-American view of design

Recent blog posts about Wim Crouwel

Crouwel’s institutional intuition

19 September 2020
Design history, Graphic design, Posters, Reviews

On the first anniversary of Wim Crouwel’s death, Alex J. Todd recalls a visit to the Stedelijk Museum exhibition ‘Mr. Gridnik’
On 19 September 2019, nine days before the opening of ‘Wim Crouwel: Mr. Gridnik’ at…

Five strategies tabled in Eindhoven

27 October 2014
Critical path, Graphic design, Posters, Visual culture

Van Abbemuseum throws new light on Jan van Toorn’s critical design practice
Homage exhibitions are inherently celebratory, writes Francisco Laranjo. However ‘Staging the Message: The Open Work…