Feature: Typography

 
Systematic play

Systematic play

Using intuition, research and process, the work of Armin Lindauer and Betina Müller revitalises…

 
Exposing the menace

Exposing the menace

David King’s posters integrated type and image with power and uncompromising political commitment. By…

 
A house that type built

A house that type built

Type foundry House Industries – the subject of a hefty new monograph and a retrospective exhibition near…

 
Expressive geometry

Expressive geometry

Kabel, Rudolf Koch’s eccentric, geometric 1920s typeface, has been revived as a 21st century type family…

 
A manual of hand-made Modernism

A manual of hand-made Modernism

In 1949, a comprehensive portfolio by Swiss designer Walter Käch helped set the stage for postwar…

 
The case of Romek Marber

The case of Romek Marber

The Polish-born graphic designer behind Penguin’s ‘Marber grid’ helped to define British postwar graphic…

 
Colouring in the city

Colouring in the city

Camille Walala’s exuberant, colourful designs for the Splice Post building bring warmth and vitality to…

 
Face in the crowd

Face in the crowd

Amid the rush of modern gadgetry, Kuchar Swara’s Sekford watches stand out because they are…

 
Stamped in the memory

Stamped in the memory

The Gentle Author’s book about East London print and envelope specialists the Baddeley Brothers…

 
London Letters

London Letters

Philip Sayer photographs lettering on the streets of London in this alphabetical compendium

 
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