Friday, 06 March 2020 09:00

A brief history of Comic Sans

Almost anyone who has ever used a computer is familiar with the typeface Comic Sans. Hardly any fonts have ever divided opinion so strongly: it is much loved and equally loathed

Published in Features

The graphic designers tell us what Japanese animation has to do with sunburn

Published in Features

Montreal's Moment Factory is 12 years old and the interactive multimedia studio is so successful that staff numbers have almost doubled in the past year and it is considering opening offices in LA, New York and Europe. But can a loose culture of multidisciplinary teams incubated in one giant room survive that much growth?

Published in Features
Thursday, 01 August 2013 01:00

Future 50: Moment Factory

Icon asked a dozen experts and practitioners to nominate the people they think are, in some way, shaping the future. The resulting list of global talent is a snapshot that shows how young designers and architects are pushing the boundaries of their disciplines and trying to change the world

Published in Features
Monday, 21 December 2009 10:55

The Book

It’s now 20 years since the death of the printed book.

Published in Icon of the Month