collection of work


A collection of work is an assembly or compilation of the work of one or more designers.

Books 17

Richly illustrated book on the body of work of the Dutch type designer Gerard Unger.
A small series of board books serving as playful type specimens as well as children books.
This small book comprises a collection of 41 monoprints created by Dutch graphic designer and typographer Karel Martens.
Fourth edition of much anticipated book presenting almost 60 years of the work of Karel Martens.
A full set of 20 issue of Dot Dot Dot, an independent art/design publication covering graphic design, art, music, language, film and literature.

Articles 11

In the world driven by utility and performance, is there a room for open-ended typographic play system, that allows to discover something that was not entirely planned, something that the system hoped to allow, but could not guarantee?
Typeface stories · 22 June 2020 · English · 1112 words
Essays · 11 April 2007 · Korean · 1501 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
A critical review of the London-based design group’s second collection of work, published in 2004. Peter Biľak’s review, first appearing in Items magazine, poses questions about the role of self-promotional design publishing as he describes the visually stimulating work of a contemporary design studio.
Reviews · 29 November 2004 · English · 592 words
A review, first appearing in Items first issue, of Bruce Mau‘s other large book, which arrived three years after S,M,L,XL. Described is an interesting archaeology of contemporary culture and design.
Reviews · 29 November 2004 · English · 899 words

Blogs 6

After more than a year of work, the 560-page book, printed in 11 different inks, that presents the complete Typotheque collection has been published. It is a true community project that took the involvement of hundreds of people to bring it to fruition, and it includes a poem by Indian poet Tishani Doshi, written to correspond to the specific word count of the book.
14 June 2021
A cross section of Typotheque’s multidisciplinary work is now on display at the Kunstmuseum Den Haag (formally the Gemeentemuseum), one of the most visited museums in the Netherlands.
3 October 2019
After a decade of close collaboration, Typotheque and Typonine type foundries are joining forces.
17 May 2016
The fascinating history of visual culture in Slovakia between the wars is presented in the book Modernity of Tradition.
2 April 2012
We have just received Social Energy, a book documenting a series of travelling design exhibitions, workshops and lectures presented across China.
31 August 2011