I Used to Be a Design Student: 50 Graphic Designers Then...

This book offers a rare chance to read what graphic designers feel about their education and profession. Fifty influential designers give the low-down about...

Stefan Sagmeister. Don’t Take Creativity For Granted

Renowned designer Stefan Sagmeister talks about the process behind his typography-driven films, which sprung from the insights in his book Things I’ve Learned in My...

Paula Scher and the Geography of Design

The Geography of Design is a two-part interview with Paula Scher directed by the filmmaker Nicolas Heller and produced by Brian Collins for the...

Tibor Kalman meets Charlie Rose

Designer Tibor Kalman explains his outlook on society, politics, and the role that design plays our culture. He also shares his book, "Tibor Kalman:...

Stefan Sagmeister. Things I have learned in my life so far

In 2006, Stefan Sagmeister published Things I have learned in my life so far, a book born from a running list he keeps in...

Tomato. Letting something grow

Tomato… A house hold name in our industry. This multi-disciplinary collective tackles almost anything creative. Among the mediums most noted would include; typography, graphic design, architecture, filmmaking, and the music of Underworld. We caught up with Graham Wood, Steve Baker, and Jason Kedgely and were able to get these kind gentlemen to 'speak up’.

Akira Kobayashi at Linotype

The Japanese type designer Akira Kobayashi was born in 1960. He studied at the Musashino Art University in Tokyo from 1979 to 1983, and...

Wolfgang Weingart. Making the Young Generation Nuts

Forty-five years ago I was very uncivilized. I did not know about the Bauhaus or Tschichold. I lived in my own world, working seven days a week. These days, frankly, I prefer to instruct students who know nothing about typography.

Alan Kitching. A life in letterpress

'A life in letterpress' documents the work of world-renowned typographer, designer and letterpress practitioner Alan Kitching. Alan Kitching is a typographer, designer and letterpress practitioner....

Stefan Sagmeister shares happy design

The Power of Time Off Every seven years, designer Stefan Sagmeister closes his New York studio for a yearlong sabbatical to rejuvenate and refresh their...

Typostrate meets Ale Paul of Sudtipos

We open 2017 with an interview from our friends at Typostrate, a short Q&A with Ale Paul of Sudtipos. It’s supplemented with a video portrait, and some background on his latest Henderson Slab and Sans typefaces.

Rudy VanderLans. Design is still about ideas, not technology

Some people say that thanks to the digital era, and mostly to cultural globalization, now we have a universal design language: universal codes of colors, icons, and so on. How does it fit with the original concept of Emigre, a magazine that shows how diverse the works from emigrants may be?

Shel Perkins. Talent is not enough: business secrets for designers

The best business guide for design professionals just got better! This revised and expanded second edition includes everything designers need — besides talent —...

Marian Bantjes. A woman of letters

'I Wonder' is a book that turns heads. As I read it on rail journeys to and from work, I notice many people around me sneaking glances at it, wondering what this sumptuously decorated tome was. Theirs is an entirely appropriate response to a book of essays by the Canadian artist Marian Bantjes, beginning with one on the sense of wonder, then turning into a journey of contemplation on subjects ranging from honour and remembrance to hideous signage in Saskatoon, a city in central Canada, and Santa Claus.

Paul Rand meets Mario Rampone. Many readable typefaces are visually offensive

Interview with Paul Rand conducted by Mario Rampone of Pastore DePamphilis Rampone. Published in the Fall 1989 issue of Type Talks, a bi-monthly publication...