Typography

New releases, interviews and analysis from the world of type

Monotype, Google and MIT AgeLab team up to research how we read at a glance

The way we read has changed dramatically in the past few decades. Our default method is no longer to read ink on paper but digital type on screens of all sizes – from handheld phones and tablets to large-scale billboards. Most of us now consume information at a glance: a brief look at a text […]

CR February 2017: the age issue

In the new issue of CR we look at the role of creativity in transforming what it means to be ‘old’ – and why well-designed products and services should be solving problems for every age

Creativity vs Trump

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

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

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