Gavin Lucas

More microscopic magic by Craig Ward

Craig Ward’s short promo film for Jon Hopkins’ forthcoming album, Immunity, (out on Domino in early June) features unlikely stars: microscopic food dye crystals…

P22’s Johnston Underground fonts

Whilst researching the Johnston feature in the current London Underground 150 special issue of CR magazine, we spoke to Richard Kegler at type foundry P22 about their 1997 digital revival of Johnston’s original Underground font designs, licensed in an exclusive agreement with the London Transport Museum…

David Bowie Is the subject of this V&A book

Graphic design studio Barnbrook has designed the David Bowie Is book which accompanies the V&A’s exhibition of the same name, set to open later this month. We spoke to Barnbrook’s Jon Abbott about the project…

Fuel designs Dinos Chapman’s debut album

On Friday, the good folk at The Vinyl Factory dropped round a copy of the screenprinted limited edition double LP version of artist Dinos Chapman’s debut album, Luftbobler. Designed by Fuel, it’s really rather nice…

Dance pony, dance

Wieden + Kennedy’s London office has conjured up a dancing, moonwalking Shetland pony to demonstrate that mobile network Three understand that “silly stuff” is important to its users…

A most distinctive corporate typeface

Commissioned 100 years ago, Edward Johnston’s eponymous classic has become the longest serving and best-loved corporate typeface of all time. Gavin Lucas investigates the secrets of its enduring appeal

Victionary’s book of gilty pleasures

Designed to resemble an ingot of gold, the third book in Victionary’s Palette series (which collate design projects that utilise a particular approach to colour) just landed on my desk: Gold & Silver, New Metallic Graphics…

Introducing Huckle The Barber

London studio Proud Creative show and tell their work on the brand identity of Chris Ward’s new Shoreditch barbers, Huckle The Barber – and reveal how typographic inspiration came from an unlikely source…

Revenge Is Sweet set up Jour Blanc

They’re used to creating magazine and album covers but now Angelique Piliere and Lee Owens (aka illustration duo Revenge Is Sweet) have set up their own luxury silk scarf label called Jour Blanc…

The V&A’s changing face of Bowie print

Bowie stories, it seems, are like London buses today: two seem to have come at once. Here’s a look at a specially commissioned typographic Bowie print to which over 100 designers contributed…

Eiichi Kono on New Johnston

Whilst researching a feature for the current London Underground 150 special issue of CR, we spoke to Eiichi Kono who, in 1979, fresh from completing an MA at the Royal College of Art, was taken on by design agency Banks & Miles to work on updating Edward Johnston’s eponymous typeface for TfL…

Meet Miss Kō, a restaurant identity by GBH

Gregory Bonner Hale (GBH) has created the graphic identity for Miss Kō, a new Asian fusion restaurant in Paris that sports a Phillipe Starck interior which GBH describe as “a place where cultures collide, fantasy rules and nothing is what it seems”…

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