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Inspired information

Inspired information

Joost Grootens

In her 2014 book Graphesis Johanna Drucker describes information visualisations as…
 
A weighty guide to Latin typefaces

A weighty guide to Latin typefaces

Sébastien Morlighem

More than ever, typography is an incessant talking (and writing) point. Its history…
 
Artists’ letters

Artists’ letters

Arianna Tilche

Despite the importance of words and letters in the history of art, few critics – and…
 
A note on the type

A note on the type

Simon Esterson

The Eye reviews desk bends under the weight of new books on type, from the detailed…
 
A sharp eye for Brazilian design

A sharp eye for Brazilian design

John L. Walters

The short title of this exhibition – ‘Brasil Hoje’ [Brazil Today] – gives an idea of…
 
A social process

A social process

Theo Inglis

Despite a long and eclectic career that variously spans design, printing, teaching…
 
Imperfect beauty

Imperfect beauty

Paul Shaw

This book exists solely because its author Esther K. Smith considers Specimens of…
 
Health redrawn

Health redrawn

Peter Buwert

Graphic design plays a part in almost every area of our daily lives. But can it…
 
Guts and gutters

Guts and gutters

Madeleine Morley

The Brazilian art director and designer Bea Feitler (1938-82) said of magazines that…
 
Elusive characters

Elusive characters

Yves Peters

On the surface, Marcel’s Letters is a fascinating story. Once you dig a little…
 
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