Review: Typography

 
Many players on the Olympic stage

Many players on the Olympic stage

Germany first hosted an Olympic Games in 1936, in Berlin and Garmisch-Partenkirchen, and did so again…
 
Cinematic storyteller

Cinematic storyteller

David King: Designer, Activist, Visual Historian is an enthralling visual document of King’s work from his student experiments to the groundbreaking visual histories of his later years …

 
Faenza mon amour

Faenza mon amour

Faenza is a pleasant little medieval Italian town with a name meaning ‘glazed earthenware’ (as…
 
Swiss fresh air

Swiss fresh air

This modest book is the first to cover the long career of Swiss graphic designer…
 
An old-fashioned alien invasion

An old-fashioned alien invasion

They Live: A Visual and Cultural Awakening is an exploration of John Carpenter’s classic political…
 
Easy reading

Easy reading

Paul Luna has written a very thorough explanation of typography as a subject and a…
 
Rules of engagement

Rules of engagement

Back in 2005, I wrote ‘In Search of a Comprehensive Type Design Theory’, a somewhat…
 
Anglo-Saxon latitudes

Anglo-Saxon latitudes

The London transport maps designed by MacDonald (Max) Gill can be regarded as sitting in…
 
From cover to cover

From cover to cover

Originally used to protect book bindings, dust jackets were often discarded before a book was…
 
Don’t judge a book by its title

Don’t judge a book by its title

Never judge a book by its title. If I had done that, I would never…
 
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