Works That Work No.7
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Design is commonly considered to be a surface attribute, and generally speaking, what distinguishes a ‘design’ object from an ordinary one is not necessarily its function, but its appearance (and of course the price tag that comes with it). In Works That Work we aim to present a less rarefied definition of design by focusing on the actual impact of objects and ideas on their users. Our stories are not about how designers can make their works more stylish, but about how their works can make our lives better.
Metro Letters documents the responses to the question ‘Can a typeface express what is unique about a city’, presenting the projects and interviews with six invited typographers highlighting their working process and conceptual proposals. Includes essays by Gail Swanlund and Michael Worthington.