Typography

New releases, interviews and analysis from the world of type

Design studio OMSE on the future of type and AR graphics

London design studio OMSE was awarded Best in Book in our Annual this year for Agenda 2020 – an interactive exhibition exploring the graphic potential of AR. As part of our 2019 Annual coverage, we talk to co-founder James Kape about the show

How I Work: Vintage Creative Director Suzanne Dean

Suzanne Dean heads up the design team at Vintage, working on cover designs for contemporary and classic novels by Ian McEwan, Virginia Woolf and Haruki Murakami. Here, we talk to her about her creative process, working with authors and the key to a good book jacket 

Monotype redesigns Helvetica “for the 21st century”

After almost four years of painstaking work, Monotype has created a new version of Helvetica – the ubiquitous typeface used by everyone from Apple to Nestlé and Lufthansa. We talk to Type Director Charles Nix about the challenges of updating a much-loved design

Work’s not all about the money … or is it?

While we all need to earn a living, younger people are increasingly motivated by more than just their paypacket. How are creative companies responding to the challenge of offering meaningful benefits to their younger team members?

Designing the UK’s local currencies

CR investigates the growing collection of regional currencies across the UK, and how launching alternative bank notes can help with everything from supporting communities to abolishing local debt