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Intended to shed light on a story, these turds of lurid colour now curse all of our newspapers, says Tim Abrahams

Published in Crimes Against Design
Monday, 27 February 2017 03:03

Icon 166: The city issue

In our latest issue, Santiago Calatrava unveils plans for a major new development in London, while Tom Dyckhoff asks if cash has killed the city

Published in Comment
Wednesday, 24 February 2016 00:00

Johannesburg: Arrival city

Movement, a recently-launched trio of books, explores the forces that have shaped and continue to shape South African cities. Here, editor Zahira Asmal outlines the effect of the gold rush – then and now

Published in Comment

As Islamic State releases another issue of its radical publication, counter-terrorism analyst Artur Beifuss takes an expert look at how the group has designed the magazine to shape its image and reach its target audience

Published in Review

The annual publishing conference highlighted the increasingly blurred boundaries between different mediums and initiatives within a magazine brand, says Anja Wohlstrom

Published in Review

Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam
12 June – 27 September 2015

Published in Diary
Thursday, 30 July 2015 00:00

The Penguin Composition Rules

Swedish graphic-design studio Bedow says it’s time to rewrite the book on blank space

Published in Rethink
Thursday, 16 July 2015 00:00

Type and paper samples

It can be hard for clients to visualise the different effects created by fonts and the paper they’re printed on, says Fontarte. Enter Type&Paper: a handy Pantone-esque sampler for text design

Published in Rethink

Z33 House for Contemporary Art, Hasselt
20 June – 11 October 2015

Published in Diary
Thursday, 19 March 2015 00:00

Arts & Architecture: 1945-49

The magazine didn't just cover the glory years of suburban America, writes Steve Parnell – it helped to create them

Published in Review