‘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.’
This week the Royal Mail began trialing a new postbox, heralding the first major design change in its 160-year history, prompting us to look at how it has developed.
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AGL works with high-profile people such as Kate Middleton and David Cameron to boost their public-speaking and communication skills – its new identity looks to celebrate the beauty of grammar
The app, which allows users to write notes on a smartphone or computer in many different forms, has been given a refined visual identity focused on an updated elephant symbol,