Dutch typographer and graphic designer Wim Crouwel dies at 90

Wim Crouwel, the renowned Dutch graphic designer responsible for the identity of Amsterdam’s Stedelijk Museum for more than two decades and founder of Total Design, has died aged 90. Dutch typographer and graphic designer Crouwel, nicknamed Mr Gridnik, died last week in his hometown of Amsterdam at the age of 90. Tributes from around the world Tributes have flooded […]

Herb Lubalin: Typographer – A e book that explores the typographic master

Herb Lubalin claimed no longer to be a remarkable typographer. “In reality,” he said, “I’m horrible,because I don’t observe the regulations.” This new book proves the other. On every page it featuresLubalin’s typographic genius (emblems, layouts, lettering and typefaces), and locations him at the forefrontof 20th century typographic innovation. Lubalin is, by way of these […]

A-Z living: an inside look at typographer Alan Kitching’s home

The graphic prints of one of Britain’s greatest typographers are instantly recognisable, and they’re all created in his unassuming south London home Alan Kitching at home in south London; the building is a former alehouse. Alan Kitching at home in south London; the building is a former alehouse. The rooms in Alan Kitching’s home are […]