Ellen Lupton

TDC: Judges’ Choices

Ahead of the announcement of the winners of this year’s Type Directors Club awards, we have the judges’ choices of their favourite projects this year

Dangerdust’s inspirational chalk art

Since September last year, an anonymous duo at Ohio’s Columbus College of Art and Design has been transforming chalk boards into typographic artworks under the cover of darkness. We spoke to the pair, known as Dangerdust, about their creative acts of campus vandalism…

Re-designing Lolita

New book Lolita: The Story of a Cover Girl explores the challenges of creating a cover for Vladimir Nabokov’s 1955 novel and features new interpretations from 80 graphic designers.

Type Only

Type Only, the forthcoming book from Unit Editions, looks at contemporary graphic design that relies solely on typography, unsupported by illustration or photography, to get its message across. In his essay for the book, CR’s Mark Sinclair explores the roots of a design technique which has been reinvigorated by a new generation of practitioners. Here, alongside an edited version of his text, we feature some of the radical type-based projects selected for inclusion in the book

Bringing to light and life

A welcome study of female graphic designers can only enrich our understanding of the discipline and its history

Luke Hayman

“Creative Review is the reason why I became a designer”. Patrick Burgoyne meets Pentagram New York’s most recent partner

Area_2: 100 Graphic Designers

The curatorial premise behind Phaidon’s second Area book remains as simple and as effective as the original: ask ten well-known graphic designers to pick ten studios they think have been doing the most creative work over the last five years

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Graphic Designer

International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis
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Integrated Designer

Centaur Media