After three years of publishing, the Design Assembly website has closed but a selection of its finer moments have been preserved by founder Matt Judge in 3, an innovative three-part book that also features specially-commissioned essays from various design luminaries
At London’s first TYPO conference yesterday, the three afternoon speakers highlighted the benefits of having a good theme in place to anchor the talks. Designers Jonathan Ellery, Tony Brook and Michael Bierut tackled the wide-ranging term “places” in very different ways and it made for an encouraging start to TYPO’s London run
In 2010, this was a three-way tie between Why Not Associates, Pentagram and Music. This year’s featured work comes from similarly diverse sources offering up no one stand-out studio in terms of numbers alone. This is one of the reasons that we changed our methodology this year to allow for other criteria to be taken into consideration.