British design


British design is design from Great Britain.

Articles 13

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
This article is intended for an audience of contemporary designers and students who are at least one step removed from mid-century British typographic culture; it is a critique of the Gill Sans typeface and the idiosyncrasies of its creation from a contemporary perspective. The central argument is that an earlier typeface by Eric Gill’s mentor, Edward Johnston, is a superior piece of type design.
Typeface stories · 11 March 2007 · English · 2703 words
L'Art Director di Collins descrive il procedimento seguito per il progetto di una nuova serie di dizionari, dal punto di vista storico, del layout e della scelta dei caratteri. Data la scala alla quale il contenuto del dizionario viene espresso, e il modo particolare in cui viene letto, le decisioni microtipografiche hanno un effetto amplificato.
Essays · 18 July 2006 · Italian · 3700 words
The art director of Collins describes the process of designing the new set of dictionaries, their history, layout and choice of type. Due to the scale at which a dictionary’s content is expressed and the particular way in which the content is read, microtypographic decisions have an unusually large effect.
Essays · 28 April 2005 · English · 4514 words
The abstract for Emily King’s doctoral thesis which focuses on typeface design in the United States, England and the Netherlands between 1987 and 1997.
Essays · 23 January 2005 · English · 392 words

Authors 12

Jonny Pinhorn received his M.A. in type design at the University of Reading where he graduated in 2009. After his studies he joint the Indian Type Fou...
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...
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Course leader on the BA (Hons) Communication Arts at De Montfort University, UK. Received a BA Graphic Design from Middlesex University, London, 1987 ...
Designer, art director, writer. Art Director of Taschen 1993–97; Director of International Design UK/Principal of Mark Thomson Design 1998&ndash...