Milton Glaser

Wordplay: typographic installations from Monotype

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.

New type: Face37, Stefan Kjartansson, Leicester Print Workshop, Colophon & more

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.

Kemistry Gallery Needs You

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

Sheffield Design Week

The inaugural Sheffield Design Week takes place later this month and includes workshops, exhibitions, film screenings and talks spanning architecture, design and visual arts. Here’s a look at some of the highlights…

Monotype Century: win an Alan Kitching print

As part of AIGA’s centennial celebrations, Monotype has curated a show featuring 100 years of type in design. The exhibition features five letterpress posters by Alan Kitching honouring some of design’s great names. We have two to give away

An interview with Milton Glaser

At creative conference Offset in Dublin last month, audiences were treated to an exclusive video interview with Milton Glaser by author Steve Heller. Offset has now released the film online and you can watch it in full below…

Celebrating the life and work of Muriel Cooper

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 […]

Offset 2014: Day two

Day two of Dublin creative conference Offset featured another packed schedule, with talks from Sarah Illenberger, Tom Hingston, Neville Brody and Richard Mosse, plus an exclusive video interview with Milton Glaser.

RCA’s secret postcard sale

The Royal College of Art’s anonymous postcard exhibition and sale returns for its twentieth year later this month. This year’s contributors include Milton Glaser, Pete Fowler, Grayson Perry, Jarvis Cocker, Paul Smith and David Bailey.

OFFSET 2014: Early bird tickets still available

The 2014 edition of Dublin’s OFFSET festival still has early bird tickets available – until March 1. With an impressive line-up of speakers this year, the long weekend of March 21-23 promises to be a memorable one

Record sleeves of the month

This month’s pick of beautiful, unusual and intriguing album art includes a glassine box set for Tom the Lion, typographic experiments with concrete and treacle, and an ominous looking picture disc for rap duo JJ Doom.


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