Wim Crouwel

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.

New designs from Double Standards, MoMa, MuirMcNeil, Mucho & more

Our latest pick of new designs includes a signage and wayfinding system for Berlin’s Museum of Decorative Arts, a striking set of posters from MuirMcNeil, colourful branding for Barcelona juice company Mother – and some fun festive projects from Pentagram and Love…

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…

Design Indaba Day 1

This year’s Design Indaba in Cape Town kicked off with some inspiring talks on advertising, digital innovation and interactive story telling. Here are a few of the highlights from the first day

What’s On

CR’s pick of exhibitions, design events and creative activities for the week ahead including Philippe Apeloig’s Typorama in Paris, Designival in Liverpool, Outline Artists illustration show in London, typography designer Jurriaan Schrofer retrospective in Amsterdam, Ghost Signs talk in London, MADE fresh pop-up design market in Newcaslte, New Photography 2013 at MoMA New York, and Goodwin + Goodwin’s Shop of Type in London …

A Mountain to Climb

While many studios limit their ambitions to local or cultural clients, Browns’ ongoing relationship with global investment company Invesco is testament to the ability of smaller, independent design firms to take on the big guys

A concrete identity

From Ken Briggs to North, via Citigate Lloyd Northover, the Barbican’s identity design has helped the venue itself to evolve

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

Taking a letter for a walk

At the heart of the new identity for the Whitney Museum in New York is a single, not uncontroversial, zigzag line. Meet Experimental Jetset’s ‘responsive W’

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