Typography

New releases, interviews and analysis from the world of type

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Creativity vs Trump

We’ve gathered some favourites from the extraordinary creativity on show at the anti-Trump Women’s Marches around the world

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Mozilla reveals new branding following open design process

Internet advocacy and software group Mozilla has revealed its new logo and brand assets – including a bespoke typeface, colour palette and proposed approach to imagery – following a seven-month “open design” process documented on its blog

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Design among the stars – in search of the secrets of the ★ sleeve

In his artwork for David Bowie’s last album, designer Jonathan Barnbrook provided the musician’s fans with a range of hidden elements to discover. Intrigued by the findings – and the theories behind them – our columnist finally opens up his own vinyl copy to see for himself

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The Play’s the Thing: The National Theatre logo at 40

Ian Dennis’ distinctive ‘NT’ logo has lost none of its charm since it was first introduced. In this extract from the book, TM, Dennis reveals how he came up with the design while working at FHK Henrion’s studio

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In praise of slow – on the Kinfolk redesign

The redesign of this doyen of US indie publishing seeks to distance the title from its legion of imitators, while offering a deft balance between evolution and familiarity

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Pentagram rebrands London’s Old Vic theatre

London theatre The Old Vic has launched a new visual identity designed by Pentagram to mark the arrival of new artistic director Matthew Warchus. The identity draws inspiration from London’s ghost signs and the theatre’s archive of advertising posters…

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Frank Pick’s design legacy commemorated in a new memorial

A memorial to Frank Pick, the man who shaped the look of the London Underground, was unveiled at Piccadilly Circus station this week. Created by artists Langlands & Bell, the artwork marks the 75th anniversary of Pick’s death and celebrates some of his greatest design achievements in the civic realm

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32 Years, No Justice – Orgreave and the power of graphic protest

Craig Oldham’s work for the Orgreave Truth and Justice Campaign has helped communicate its ongoing demands for an inquiry into one of the darkest days of the 1984-85 miners’ strike. With the home secretary ruling out an investigation last week, we talk to the designer about where the protest – and the visual language behind it – goes next