Typography

New releases, interviews and analysis from the world of type

Kano’s new Pixel Kit lets users paint with light

London startup Kano is helping to demystify computing with its DIY computer, camera and speaker kits. We talk to co-founder Alex Klein about the company’s latest product – a codeable computer made out of lights, circuits and sensors – and how Kano creates engaging products for people of all ages

“AI is not sentient … it’s just another piece of technology”: Hudson-Powell on creating an identity for Graphcore

Pentagram partners Luke Powell and Jody Hudson-Powell have created an identity system inspired by machine learning for Graphcore – a UK and US-based company that makes processing units for AI applications. The system avoids techy cliches and instead features a dynamic typeface, a shape generator and some colourful illustrations that aim to make AI seem more accessible