Book Designer, Mark Argetsinger, has published a fascinating book Grammar of Typography in which he compares a book designer to that of an architect, where everything should be in proportion and balance. Click here to see the Grammar of Typography. Click here here to see one example of fine book design.
Letterform Archive in the USA is a wonderful archive and resource for anyone interested in graphic design. It is a remarkable collection of graphic design and typography artifacts. Their aim is to encourage discovery through visual exploration. Letterform Archive is a wonderful resource for students of graphic design. Visit the Letterform Archive website.
The ‘Hope to Nope’ exhibition at the Design Museum in London, 28th March to 12th August. Hope to Nope: Graphics and Politics 2008 -2018 is an exhibition on how graphic design and technology have played a major part in the political movements of our times. The street artist Shepard Fairey designed the famous poster ‘Hope’ […]
A great article by Allison Meier on The Golden Age of the Dust Jacket. A book ‘The Illustrated Dust Jacket, 1920-1970′ by Martin Salisbury is out now from Thames & Hudson. The book chronicles how this fragile object, that is so easily lost and damaged, has become a wonderful object for artists, typographers, designers and […]