authorship


Authorship refers to the person who takes responsibility for originating what is created.

Books 3

A dense book full of investigation of the typographic practice, elaborating on the future and new developments in the field of typography.
This issue of WTW strives to probe beyond the visible aspect of design. We look at the invisible organisational principles shaping our lives.
This issue of Works That Work is exploring the fine line between breaking the rules and breaking the laws.

Articles 18

Is there any reason to make new fonts when there are so many already available for downloading? It's time to reflect on motivation to draw new type. While there is no reason to make uninspired new fonts, still, there are typefaces which haven’t been made yet and which we do need.
Essays · 15 July 2011 · English · 492 words
Third in the heavily subsidised series ‘Graphic design in the Netherlands’, Jan van Toorn, Critical Practice takes on the difficult task of exploring and striving to elucidate the work of Jan van Toorn (JvT), a designer who is not always clear about his intentions, who makes frequent use of inexplicable images and text, and whose work is often described with concepts such as ‘alienation’, ‘incomprehensibility’, ‘defamiliarisation’, ‘digressions’ and ‘intrusion’.
Reviews · 16 July 2008 · English · 896 words
More than 35 years after the seminal art book Ways of Seeing was published, Peter Biľak looks closely at its continuing relevance.
Reviews · 5 June 2008 · English · 1256 words
Essay accompanying the exhibition Graphic Design in the White Cube during the 22nd International Biennale of Graphic Design Brno 2006. Nineteen designers and collectives were commissioned to design posters for the design exhibition in which they were to participate. Instead of bringing work from the outside to the gallery, the work is made for the gallery. Instead of recreating the context for the exhibition, gallery conditions are the context for the work.
Essays · 17 June 2006 · English · 2245 words
An epistemology of the word ‘experimental’ as it applies to design and type, contrasted with its scientific connotations. Examples of past and current design, type and reading/language, as well as scientific experiment, are taken into account.
Essays · 23 January 2005 · English · 2063 words

Blogs 2

Newly published handwritten font Manu offers various possibilities of expression, as demonstrated in this comic strip.
6 April 2016
ACP Donor Wheel, Interactive donor recognition sculpture for the Paul Robeson Center for the Arts in Princeton, NJ. Four weights of Jigsaw Stencil in both roman and cursive are laser-cut in stainless steel and backlit with LEDs.
27 June 2011

Authors 24

Dutch graphic designer Hansje van Halem (1978) graduated from the Gerrit Rietveld Academy and started her own studio in Amsterdam in 2003. She creates...
Richard Hollis (born 1934) is one of the most influential figures in British graphic design. Hollis has worked as a printer, a magazine editor, a prin...
Ľubomír Longauer is a Slovak graphic designer, teacher, author and researcher. He has designed hundreds of book covers, and for the past decade...
Founder, editor and designer of Open Manifesto. Over the past 13 years Kevin has worked as a designer at a number of leading design studios in Dublin,...
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