Typography

Typography design is a vibrant field in the digital era, with designers creating web fonts, crafting new versions of classics, and delving into everything from hand-drawn type to experimental typography. Printmag experts including Paul Shaw, Steven Heller, and J.J. Sedelmaier provide thoughtful reflections on fonts and typography designers, providing a wealth of inspiration. Interviews reveal the behind-the-scenes artistry of the craft.

The Design Of Genocide

The artifacts of horror, terror and murder were all designed by someone. In this first of three volumes, A Glimpse of Evil by Norbert Podlesny and Daniel de Vareness is a collection (pages and examples below) of never-seen-before evidence of Holocaust branding and reveals the actual “designing” it required to carry out the Nazi...

One Hundred Years of Zapf

The work of prolific type designers Hermann Zapf and Gudrun Zapf van Hesse spans years and styles. Their work is coming to a new exhibition at Grolier Club in New York in spring 2019.

Brandade: 5 Cents

An iconic Corporate Identity Manual, David's Lemonade is a memorable examination at what it means to know who you are - and how to tell the world.

Books and Matches

Michael Russem, proprietor of the Offices of the Kat Ran Press, publisher of and curator of the Katherine Small Gallery in Somerville, Mass., has created an exhibition titled “Dick Bruna and Black Bears and Japanese Matchboxes.” He asks the question: “While Dick Bruna was writing and illustrating his early books for children, he was...

Hot Off The Hot Metal Press

Aguinaldo (Aguìn) Perrone, Italian designer, illustrator artist and professor of history of illustration and advertising at the Academy of Fine Arts in Bari, has done IT again. “IT” being a new book that visually speaks to the history of early 20th century avant garde design while expressing his own distinct interpretation and style (IMG_1786) Over...