Dutch designer Cees de Jong has edited and co-authored the first of two books about typefaces, called Type – A Visual History of Typefaces and Graphic Styles, Vol 1 1628-1900. With book design by German group Sense Net’s owner Andy Disl and due for publication by Taschen in August, the book traces the evolution of the printed letter. The two volumes will together feature works by William Caslong, Peter Behrens, Rudolf Koch and Eric Gill.
Offthetopofmyhead’s founder and creative director says there’s no such thing as brand design and much of what the design industry says about brand is incomprehensible, pretentious and just plain daft.
The new store — conceived by design and architectural practice Gensler — has a gaming lounge, multi-purpose Community Theatre and a McLaren sports car on the ground floor.
From vegan vending machines to zero plastic takeaways, the food industry is finding inventive solutions to its plastic problem.