Category typography

RNLI catalogue cover

Typography—who knew?

I’ve just completed my first big typography project, and I totally underestimated how much there is to learn! Orphans, widows, en dashes, em dashes, ellipses, ligatures, quote marks and prime marks, single or double? THE LIST IS ENDLESS. The brief was to design a catalogue for the RNLI exhibition, ‘Saving Lives at Sea—Celebrating the RNLI.’ The […]

RNLI Catalogue 4

I haven’t fallen off the face of the earth

Apologies for the lack of recent posts, I’ve been earning money for next term—the more I earn now, the more money I’ll have to spend on the luxury that is COLOUR printing next term. One of our typography projects this semester is to design a catalogue for the National Maritime Museum RNLI exhibition. I thought […]

Tricota Calma

Muy Bueno Estudio Tricota

I really should be posting about work relevant to the projects I’m working on, or my own work for that matter, and I will, but I just saw this on The Behance Network and I want to show it to you. This is a project by Estudio Tricota, based in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The catalogue, […]

Sony Music Timeline

Music to my eyes

To celebrate 125 years of musical history, Sony have treated themselves to a headquarters makeover. Alex Fowkes was commissioned to create a typographic timeline of all Sony’s signed artists, from 1887 to date. Nearly 1000 artists names cover 150 square metres of white wall throughout the building. The typefaces are varied so it doesn’t look […]

One may lead to twenty six

There’s a new series of penguin classics coming, and I WANT THEM ALL. The new series of classic literature is all thanks to the collaboration between Jessica Hische and Paul Buckley. Hische is an illustrator and letter designer, best known for her daily drop cap blog. The series, however, shows us all new creations of the […]