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The Type Taster book Video

Thu, 18 Dec 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

Sarah Hyndman’s forthcoming book looks at the different “personalities” fonts have.


Illustrators design exciting life insurance policy documents

Wed, 17 Dec 2014

Rose Blake, Supermundane and Rude have been commissioned by a life insurance company to create beautiful policy documents for customers to encourage safe keeping.


A collection of illustrations taken from Ladybird books

Wed, 17 Dec 2014 | By Sarah Dawood

An exhibition showcasing original artworks of Ladybird books from the 1950s-70s opens in January 2015.

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Designers come together to create typographic advent calendar

Fri, 12 Dec 2014 | By Sarah Dawood

Online advent calendar gallery created to show numbered typography by different designers for each day of December.

Neue Norwegian passport

The concept behind the Norwegian passport redesign Video

Mon, 8 Dec 2014 | By Sarah Dawood

A competition was set up in Norway earlier this year to establish who would redesign the nation’s passport - we chat to the winners, Oslo-based consultancy Neue.


The concept behind Dyslexie – the font for people with dyslexia Video

Fri, 5 Dec 2014 | By Sarah Dawood

Design Week chats to Dutch freelance graphic designer Christian Boer, the creator of the typeface.

One Direction Studio Output new website Syco

Studio Output designs new One Direction website

Thu, 4 Dec 2014 | By Sarah Dawood

The consultancy has created a new look for the band’s site, targetting smartphone users.

Hayward Gallery On Display: 50 Posters Designed for the Hayward Gallery

A book of Hayward Gallery exhibition posters

Thu, 4 Dec 2014 | By Sarah Dawood

On Display: 50 Posters Designed for the Southbank Centre gallery looks at exhibition marketing posters spanning the last 22 years.

By The Designers Republic

The collector’s editions of Collector’s Edition

Wed, 3 Dec 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

Sir Paul McCartney and The Designers Republic are among those who have hand-drawn limited-edition book covers for a charity auction.

Henry VIII

Angus Hyland designs covers for Penguin Monarchs collection Video

Wed, 3 Dec 2014 | By Sarah Dawood

Angus Hyland, partner at Pentagram, has created a unified design for 43 historical books looking at British monarchs.


Precedent designs new website for British Heart Foundation

Tue, 2 Dec 2014 | By Sarah Dawood

New digital strategy to help charity increase donations and raise awareness of heart conditions.


Illustrated idioms from around the world Video

Mon, 1 Dec 2014 | By Sarah Dawood

Illustrator Marcus Oakley has worked with writer Matt Lindley to visualise proverbs on travel website HotelClub.

RCA book cover

Royal College of Art releases GraphicsRCA: Fifty Years book

Fri, 28 Nov 2014 | By Sarah Dawood

The book has been published to accompany the college’s current exhibition looking at the last 50 years of RCA graphic design.

THE AVENGERS No. 58. Interior, “Even an Android Can Cry!”; script, Roy Thomas; pencils, John Buscema; inks, George Klein; November 1968. John Buscema’s splash page recalled the typographic fancies of Will Eisner’s Spirit. A consummate draftsman, Buscema f

A Marvel magnum opus

Tue, 18 Nov 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

Taschen is publishing a bumper history of comic publisher Marvel – featuring 2,000 images, 700 pages and a four-foot accordion timeline…

Unit Editions

More Manuals from Unit Editions

Mon, 17 Nov 2014 | By Angus Montgomery

Manuals 2 is the sequel to Unit Editions’ popular corporate identity showcase Manuals 1.

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