A series of typographic installations were unveiled in Clerkenwell this week, courtesy of Monotype and Clerkenwell Design Week. Lettering-based artworks include a wooden bench sculpted in the shape of Neue Haas Unica, an anamorphic mural in Clarendon and a lovely use of Festival of Britain typeface Festival Titling.
Our latest pick of new typography includes a digital version of Milton Glaser’s stencil typeface by Rick Banks, a project to document Leicester Print Workshop’s letterpress collection, new releases from Robert Holmkvist and Stefan Kjartansson and a new online type foundry selling work by students at Lausanne’s University of Art and Design.
A new identity for the Holland Festival builds on its graphic history with a combination of stencil and ligature
Faced with imminent closure, London’s Kemistry Gallery is hoping to reinvent itself as the first centre in the UK dedicated solely to graphic art and design. Next February it aims to stage a pop-up show which will work as a pilot for the next phase of its development – but it needs your help
The graphic design canon. Is there one? And if there is, who’s in it? Josef Müller-Brockmann? Paul Rand? Armin Hoffman? Milton Glaser? Otl Aicher? Alan Fletcher? You could make a strong case for each of these designers, and a few dozen others. But how many of them would be women?The question of female representation in […]