Bruce Mau

The Fuse Box: Faces of a Typographic Revolution

It’s 1994 and Steve Heller is on a rant about a Fuse magazine font called LushUS. It’s “an abominable typeface. It’s…” “… vernacular carried to an extreme?,” I offer. “Vernacular carried to stupidity,” he replies. “It ain’t funny. There are certain extremes that are unnecessary, or too ingrown. Design for design, and so what?” So...

Man O' Man O' Festo

The preface to Ongoing: G.V.D. Collective With: 43 Young Designers / Bruce Mau: Incomplete Manifesto for Growth states: “Graphic Design Festival Breda proudly presents . . . 43 designers in 43 posters.” These posters are “bundled” in a publication, the produced by three young designers who call themselves GVD, which stands for Guus Grijben,...