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Critics and family say recognition of one of Scotland’s most significant artists is long overdue
Robert Granjon lived in the 1500s. The new style of typeface he invented in 1557, modeled on contemporary Gothic cursive handwriting, and later came to be know as Civilité, after the Civilité of 'etiquette' books that the typeface often appeared in. Although Granjon really anted his Civilité to become the national typeface of France. However, it never really caught on, and could compete with Roman and Italic fonts.
Launched by the collective of studios, agencies and brands formed in 2014, the Dutch Digital Design website showcases a wide range of projects submitted by their designers or admirers, and acts as a nationalised portfolio site for digital design made in the Netherlands.
If you ever visited your grandparents' or your great grandparents' homes, you probably noticed how differently their rooms are decorated when compared to your own place. But have you though how the same rooms might have looked four, five or even six hundred years ago?
From Oscar Murillo’s gawping human effigies to Lawrence Abu Hamdan’s suspenseful “ear-witness” accounts of a Syrian death camp, this year’s Turner Prize nominees make politics their blatant target, with gripping results.
The Sagoskatt range of soft toys returns for its fifth year, directly inspired by the coloured-pencil creations of children across the globe, featuring Gurki the cucumber superhero and Rainbow Kid, who wears socks to keep warm in the sky.
In a year rich in Bauhaus inspired offerings, as institutions across the globe celebrate 100 years from the foundation of the famous German school, it might be hard to catch the public’s attention. Yet the latest show at London’s RIBA headquarters, ‘Be…