Our latest pick of new type includes new releases from The Northern Block, Monotype and Dalton Maag, a custom design for New York magazine, some striking type by Akatre in fashion magazine Mother and a new Laurence King book edited by A2’s Scott Williams and Henrik Kubel.
A new site dedicated to the work of US graphic designer and artist Elaine Lustig Cohen, who turned 88 earlier this month, has been launched by Kind Company. It’s a fantastic resource – and in bringing her work to a wider audience, it’s one of the best examples of online design biography out there
Fifty years of Californian graphic design is brought together in an energetic and image-rich new study from Louise Sandhaus
Since January, American graphics association AIGA has been celebrating its centennial in style, launching websites, events across the country and a beautiful exhibition curated by Monotype celebrating 100 years in type design. For its Centennial Gala, New York agency Collins created a book and installation commemorating the organisation’s past and its 2014 medallists.
Manuals 1 is the first comprehensively illustrated book on design manuals, featuring examples from the 1960s to the early 1980s; a period often regarded as the golden age of identity design. Published by Unit Editions, it is introduced by Adrian Shaughnessy and an edited version of his essay, exploring why these weighty objects still hold […]
CR’s pick of exhibitions, design events and creative activities for the week ahead, including a variety of new exhibitions at the Museum of the Image in the Netherlands, global activities as part of The Big Draw, Mass Oberservation at The Photographer’s Gallery in London, work from the late photojournalist Tim Hetherington at Open Eye in Liverpool, Edinburgh Printmakers Open Doors Day, the 2013 Tokyo Photo fair, and a 35 ft long camera on display in Chicago.