CR July 2013: type and more

The July issue of Creative Review is a type special, with features on the Hamilton Wood Type Museum, the new Whitney identity and the resurgence of type-only design. Plus the Logo Lounge Trend Report, how Ideas Foundation is encouraging diversity in advertising and more

The July issue of Creative Review is a type special, with features on the Hamilton Wood Type Museum, the new Whitney identity and the resurgence of type-only design. Plus the Logo Lounge Trend Report, how Ideas Foundation is encouraging diversity in advertising and more

You can buy the July issue of Creative Review direct from us here. Better yet, subscribe to make sure that you never miss out on a copy – you’ll save money too. Details here.

Rachael Steven recounts how the world’s largest wood type collection, at the Hamilton Wood Type Museum in Wisconsin, was rescued from homelessness with a new location in which to carry on its work

 

Michael Evamy takes a detailed look at Experimental Jetset’s ‘responsive W’ identity for the Whitney Museum of American Art

 

And Mark Sinclair explores the resurgence of graphic design that relies solely on type, as documented in a new book from Unit Editions

 

Plus, we have our annual LogoLounge Trend Report courtesy of Bill Gardner, analysing some key trends in logo design over the past 12 months, from ‘molecules’ to ‘banners’

 

The Ideas Foundation works with schools to introduce pupils to the advertsing industry and get children working on briefs supplied by real brands. Anna Richardson Taylor attended one of their sessions in Woolwich, London

 

Jean Grogan reports from Paris on an exhibition dedicated to the history of the Chanel No 5 brand, from Brancusi-influenced advertising to bottles designed by Dalí

 

In his regular column on art direction, Paul Belford argues that well-crafted advertising is never ‘polluting”, no matter what digital naysayers may argue. And Gordon Comstock claims that copy that apes the language of the web is doomed as it’s just not ownable

Björn Ehrlemark and Carin Kallenberg report from Stockholm on Hall of Femmes first conference, an event dedicated to women in design

 

And Jeremy Leslie lifts the lid on Container, an intriguing editioned box of curated items which owes much to magazine culture

Plus Daniel Benneworth-Gray ditches his Mac for the joys of a stubby pencil and the great outdoors

 

For subscribers-only, our Monograph booklet this month brings together a wonderful collection of posters produced by artists-in-residence at the Hamilton Wood Type Museum

 

You can buy the July issue of Creative Review direct from us here. Better yet, subscribe to make sure that you never miss out on a copy – you’ll save money too. Details here.

 

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