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Photography. Adventures in motion pictures

Photography. Adventures in motion pictures

Slideshows, film, ‘motos’ and long portraits. Time-based picture-taking is transforming the way that…

 
They made Canada

They made Canada

John L. Walters

Working against the clock, with virtually no budget, Greg Durrell made a design documentary that shows how…

 
The business of type design

The business of type design

Sarah Snaith

The challenges of earning a living from type design, with honest, thoughtful responses from foundries…

 
New bottle old wine

New bottle old wine

John L. Walters

Drawing on the punches, matrices, specimens and smoke proofs at St Bride Library, Commercial Classics…

 
Pay it forward

Pay it forward

Sarah Snaith

Rubén Fontana devised a system for teaching typography that is grounded in Argentina’s culture and…

 
Bram de Does: the king of (functional) swing

Bram de Does: the king of (functional) swing

Mark Thomson

An insistence that technology should match design spurred typographer Bram de Does to create two of the…

 
The designer as podcaster

The designer as podcaster

Katie Evans, Gabriela Matuszyk

Podcasts deliver a mini-conference to the smartphone in your pocket

 
Two cheers for publishing

Two cheers for publishing

Rick Poynor

A two-volume book packed with graphic design history is a visual blockbuster, but does little for…

 
Originality and inspiration

Originality and inspiration

Peter Bil’ak

It may be unrealistic to expect that every new typeface will be unique and original, but giving up this…

 
Type now: Independence and originality

Type now: Independence and originality

Jan Middendorp, Sarah Snaith, Peter Bil’ak

The following three articles address several issues that are facing type foundries in…
 
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