graphic design


Graphic design is a creative process undertaken in order to convey a specific message to a targeted audience.

Books 11

Backstage Talks is an in-depth interview magazine about how design can change business for better by making it both useful and beautiful.
A definite monograph about Wim Crouwel going into great depth to understand the methodology of one of the greatest minds in modern graphic design.
First-ever publication on the work of Experimental Jetset, documenting almost two decades of graphic design praxis
Not quite 'magazine' and not quite 'academic journal', The National Grid defined its own vision of graphic design .
Eclectic mix of contents from New Zealand ranging from design definitions to fiction and music.

Articles 62

Peter Biľak speaks to Irma Boom about how her design practice developed over the past decade.
Interviews · 23 July 2012 · English · 2942 words
Dimitri Bruni of NORM talks to Jürg Lehni about designing with systematic procedures and limitations, the influence of tools and their projects Replica and Sign Generator.
Interviews · 14 April 2011 · English · 1691 words
This article was written to coincide with the launch of the new Typotheque website and the release of Charlie, a slab serif typeface designed by Ross Milne. An in-depth record of the design process is documented below, including some personal notes on the design process and its historical roots in the slab serif traditions of the nineteenth century.
Typeface stories · 25 September 2010 · English · 1347 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
Essays · 11 April 2007 · Korean · 1501 words

Blogs 7

Francis is a narrow Sans-serif typeface with warm details and dramatic modulation of thick and thin strokes, ideal for creating strong headlines.
10 October 2016
Peter Bilak will be in the East of the US speaking in New York, Boston and Providence about magazine publishing and typography.
30 March 2014
After a year of preparation, we’ve just released the first issue of Works That Work, ‘a magazine of unexpected creativity’.
11 February 2013
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

Authors 37

Dutch graphic designer Hansje van Halem (1978) graduated from the Gerrit Rietveld Academy and started her own studio in Amsterdam in 2003. She creates...
Shiva Nallaperumal is a Graphic Designer, Type Designer and Illustrator from Chennai, India....
Martin Jenča is a founder of Milk Studio based in Bratislava and Vienna, curator and co-Founder of By Design conference and publisher of Backstage Tal...
Fermín Guerrero is a Graphic and Type designer born in Uruguay. In 2010, after he finished his bachelor in Industrial Design in Uruguay, he mov...
Jyotish Sonowal studied at the renowned National Institute Of Design in Ahmedabad, India, and after his graduation joint the Indian Type Foundry. He d...