Words are drawn from many different worlds including art, crafts and design and A Dictionary of Colour by Ian Peterson lists a number of neologisms for the first time. Published by Thorogood this month, the book costs £19.99.

The Typographic Experiment by Teal Triggs is a critical overview of the work of the most important designers since the explosion of digital typography and the often unpublished radical works that lead to their designs. Published by Thames & Hudson, priced £24.95.

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First look at London Design Festival 2018

This year’s week-long celebration of design will see installations by Kellenberger-White, Studio Frith and Waugh Thistleton Architects, plus a refined, “playful” visual identity by Pentagram’s Domenic Lippa.