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Take a trip down memory lane and (re)discover the history of grids — from ancient Egypt to modern web design.
When studying towards her A-Levels, Dorothee found out that posters are designed by people called graphic designers, and the rest is history. Today, she regularly collaborates with Kaj Lehmann including on a recent identity for an exhibition of 40 artists in Zurich.
What do “junk food”, “soccer mom”, “zip code”, “gentrification” and “fake news” all have in common? In two new publications, the Greek designer talks us through some of the 60 new terms added to the dictionary from 1960-2018.
The production company A24 has garnered a massive 25 Academy Award nominations for its films since its conception in 2012. Now making its first foray in publishing, Actual Source was given the task of translating some of A24's best-loved films into print.
In Taylor Schultek’s riveting oil paintings, an urban structure is as much a character as his human subjects. The connection between humanity and environment is often at play, with the art of graffiti often in progress. The artist’s own history in graffiti and graphic design seem to converge in buil
The São Paolo and Berlin-based studio, run by Gabriel Finotti, worked with Bloco Studio to create a simple and identity which references modernist Brazilian design and which uses technology to create generative compositions.
Turner Prize-winner Assemble has designed a new gallery at the Wellcome Collection, introducing natural materials and custom-built plinths. Standing on London’s busy Euston Road, the free museum was inspired by the medical objects collected by pharmace…
In a new book, Markus Lange delves into the life and work of German graphic designer Karl-Heinz Drescher. For almost 40 years, Drescher was the in-house graphic designer for the Berliner Ensemble theatre in East Germany and the book celebrates his ongoing dedication to type-based design, even in a harsh political climate.
Anyone who has ever found themselves waylaid in the V&A will welcome the addition of a new map, and nearly 400 signs, comprising 60 totems, 130 hanging signs as well as an entirely new signage at gallery thresholds
Los Angeles-based painter Nick McPhail creates illustrative, layered paintings that feature landscapes and architectural elements, using a colour palette of cool pastel and bright neon tones in combination with Renaissance layering techniques.