Singapore’s Anonymous Design Studio on How to Survive in Business: Really...

Instant noodles are a key ingredient in the decade-long story of communication design studio Anonymous. It kept founders Felix Ng and Germaine Chong alive for a week while they waited for clients to pay their bills. But even before that low point in their early design days, instant noodles imparted a key lesson in design for the fledgling Singapore studio.

Jonathan Barnbrook. Designing Bowie

In September 2012 Jonathan Barnbrook, the iconic, controversial and renowned British designer was, for the third time, secretly enlisted to design the first David...

Identify. Basic Principles of Identity Design in the Iconic Trademarks of...

The NBC peacock. Chase Bank's blue octagon. Mobil Oil's arresting red O. PBS's poetic silhouettes of "Everyman."Chermayeff & Geismar's visual identities are instantly recognizable...

Ellen Lupton. Thinking with Type

With the advent of the Macintosh computer and desktop publishing software in the 1980s, tasks once performed by others, such as typesetting and the...

Matthew Carter: My life in typefaces

Pick up a book, magazine or screen, and more than likely you'll come across some typography designed by Matthew Carter. In this charming talk, the man behind typefaces such as Verdana, Georgia and Bell Centennial (designed just for phone books — remember them?), takes us on a spin through a career focused on the very last pixel of each letter of a font.

Berghs’ Exhibition ’11: ‘Fear of Failure’

As part of their 2011 graduation projects from Berghs School of Communication in Stockholm students dissected, discussed, learned and listened how overcoming the fear of failure is the only path to take if you're aiming for success. Video interviews with Milton Glaser, Stefan Sagmeister, Michael Wolff, Wally Olins, and 12 other creatives.

Neville Brody. Super Contemporary

In this video interview filmed by Dezeen for the Design Museum's Super Contemporary exhibition, graphic designer Neville Brody talks about the key people, places and cultural movements in London that have defined his life in London.

Metahaven. Design as an instrument to imagine

Metahaven is one of the most theoretically informed, strategically adept and articulate groups of thinkers operating in graphic design.

Alistair Hall of We Made This. Designers are just visual magpies

I first came across the London-based (and wonderfully-named) design studio We Made This by way of founder Alistair Hall’s prodigious collections of ephemera and found type on Flickr. The chances are I found these either via Ace Jet 170, a fellow designer and collector (and cyclist) who I interviewed last week, or Alistair’s page on Ffffound. It wasn’t until later than I discovered that We Made This also designed book covers and had actually worked with David Pearson on several covers for Penguin’s Great Ideas series.

Stefan Sagmeister on what he has learned

Rockstar designer Stefan Sagmeister delivers a short, witty talk on life lessons, expressed through surprising modes of design (including ... inflatable monkeys?).

Milton Glaser talks with Chip Kidd

If graphic design has a grand master, then Milton Glaser is Michelangelo. The Dylan poster. The oh-so-ripped-off “I ‘Heart’ NY” logo. The image for Angels in America. New York magazine. Everything else.

Matthew Carter & Roger Black. Type: Design and Changing Technology

Type designer Matthew Carter is principal of Carter & Cone Type Inc. He is also a Royal Designer for Industry, and a Senior Critic...

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?

Kurt Weidemann. I’m a Serviceman, a Package Porter at the Station

Kurt Weidemann was one of the most influential typographers of the 20th century. Weidemann helped form the identities of companies such as Mercedes-Benz, Porsche, Zeiss, and Deutsche Bahn, changing their corporate designs not only for the better, but for the best.

Toby Evans. Conversation In A Carwash

Goodhood Creative met up with Graphic Designer Toby Evans in his incredible MK1 Volkswagen Golf for a spin round East London to talk classic car design, London and missing teeth.