Feature: Typography

 
Up close and tight

Up close and tight

The legendary Herb Lubalin brought humour, sensuality and a contemporary flourish to complex typographic…

 

If the image of the text … has more value than its content …

With visual culture triumphant and content marginalised, how can typography be defined?

 
Read me! Part 2. Literacy in graphic design education

Read me! Part 2. Literacy in graphic design education

‘Relativist’ debates within the profession have extended to the way design and typography are taught. If…

 
Read me! Part 1. Literacy in graphic design

Read me! Part 1. Literacy in graphic design

Graphic designers are responsible for the communication of ideas through words, signs and pictures. Yet…

 

Max Bittrof: visual engineer

Max Bittrof was one of the leading German designers of the 1920s. Unlike many exponents of the New…

 
Bj

Bj

Robert Brownjohn wanted to eliminate the boundaries between experience and design. In an explosively…

 
Reputations: Wolfgang Weingart

Reputations: Wolfgang Weingart

‘My work is like a quarry. People see a stone they like, appropriate it and work it until there’s…

 
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