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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

Talent Spotters: Ravensbourne degree show 2013

The finest work from Ravensbourne’s class of 2013 was on display this week at the college’s Greenwich Peninsula campus and included some impressive graphic design, motion graphics and digital photography projects.

Fuel designs Dinos Chapman’s debut album

On Friday, the good folk at The Vinyl Factory dropped round a copy of the screenprinted limited edition double LP version of artist Dinos Chapman’s debut album, Luftbobler. Designed by Fuel, it’s really rather nice…

Ogling Ogilvy

There are a few revelations to be found in The Unpublished David Ogilvy collection. But is this what happens when the personality endures longer than the creative work?

Quick, it’s the designphone!

There are as many methods of finding new work as there are clients out there. But the best advice is just to be prepared

Nihilism, optimism and bedtime tales

FUEL has been working on some interesting projects for two of the UK’s most notable artistic pairings recently: an identity for a new show by Tim Noble and Sue Webster, and a book of illustrated children’s stories by Jake and Dinos Chapman

FUEL designs David Foster Wallace biography

The UK edition of DT Max’s biography of the late US writer David Foster Wallace has a type-heavy cover designed by studio Murray & Sorrell FUEL. And as is often the case, it’s quite different to that of the American edition of the same book

DesignYatra conference highlights the divide

While this year’s Kyoorius DesignYatra in Goa delivered the expected mix of inspiration and insight, India’s biggest design conference also offered something else: a critique of our economic system