‘One of the pieces we regard as seminal is a catalogue Wim Crouwel designed in 1970 for an exhibition of the work of artist Claes Oldenburg for the Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam. The typographic cover is inspired by Oldenburg’s work. As ever, Crouwel used content to reveal form – one of the basic tenets of modernist design. Nowadays, however, taken out of context and misappropriated, the alphabet could easily be mistaken for an illiterate teenager’s misconceived dalliance.’
Production company Noah Media Group is behind the opening titles, animations and on-screen graphics for this year’s World Cup – we speak to art director Kim Teddy about how traditional
London-based consultancy LoveGunn has created a series of type-based posters inspired by 20th century Russian Futurism and Constructivism for this year’s World Cup.
The WC2018 predictor lives as a website and Instagram feed, displaying a number up to 100 for each country that indicates how well it’s likely to perform in the tournament.
Glasgow-based studio Tangent has created the campaign imagery for this year’s Edinburgh International Book Festival.