Toshi Omagari. Type design is all I do

How did you felt in love for type design? While learning English at school I was often troubled with the little things on Century Schoolbook called serif, which...

Jaemin Lee. Killing two birds with one stone

Jaemin Lee is a South Korean designer, art director and founder of agency Studio Fnt. His repeated work for Seoul Record Fair has resulted in a very distinct and recognisable identity.

Leta Sobierajski. This Is What Landing Your Dream Job Looks Like

Interview with Leta Sobierajski from a series of six profiles of young creatives who created their dream job. It’s a rare and very special thing to have a job that's the same as the one you referred to in grade school when everyone asked you what you wanted to be when you grew up. Heck, it’s rare to have the one you talked about at your college graduation party.

Alex Trochut. Change for the Letter

Illustrator and typographer Alex Trochut synthesizes illustration and lettering like no other. One of the most sought after talents, he has created knockout work for the likes of Wired and The New York Times.

David Carson on design + discovery

Great design is a never-ending journey of discovery — for which it helps to pack a healthy sense of humor. Sociologist and surfer-turned-designer David Carson walks through a gorgeous (and often quite funny) slide deck of his work and found images.

James Victore makes you want to swear

Passion. Unique. Raw. Personal. Daring. Bold. Idea. Shock. Reaction. That is what James Victore’s does. It confuses you. It makes you smile, frown, think. It screws you up. It makes you want to swear.

Verena Gerlach. There is only form and counter-form

After more than 10 years, Verena Gerlach has revised and extended her FF Karbid super family, an interpretation of German storefront lettering from the early 1900s.

Ken Carbone on the future of design

As design has come to play an ever larger role in marketing, innovation, and our everyday lives, it's always interesting to hear about how the best designers in the world view their craft. Fast Company had the opportunity to conduct an email interview with Ken Carbone, the cofounder and chief creative director of the Carbone Smolan Agency, a design and branding company in New York. Carbone and his agency have done work that has been recognized globally for clients as diverse as the Musée du Louvre and Morgan Stanley. They spoke about what makes for great design, his biggest mistake, and where he sees design going in the future.

Art Chantry. Art Speaks, Posters Yell

Renowned poster designer Art Chantry shows examples of work over his acclaimed career through which he expands upon his ideas, theories and the history...

Marian Bantjes. Intricate beauty by design

In graphic design, Marian Bantjes says, throwing your individuality into a project is heresy. She explains how she built her career doing just that, bringing her signature delicate illustrations to storefronts, valentines and even genetic diagrams.

Jocelyn Glei. Make your mark

Finally, a business book for makers, not managers. Are you ready to “make a dent in the universe”? As a creative, you no longer have...

George McCalman. Sliding doors

George is a magazine veteran, having art-directed Mother Jones, ReadyMade and Afar to name a few. He is responsible for relevant, thoughtful editorial design as well as some very compelling branding, packaging and identity work. Recently, I was able to catch up with George and find out about his past, present and future. And of course, his opinions regarding his favorite magazines.

Erik Spiekermann. Typeface As Programme

Jürg Lehni interviews Erik Spiekermann about the legal definition of typefaces, web font distribution models and parametric fonts.

Nature Design. From Inspiration to Innovation

Nature has always been a source of inspiration for the design of the human environment. However, it cannot be overlooked that the connections between...

Massimo Vignelli. Black is a projection of the brain

'Design is a profession that takes care of everything around us. Politicians take care of the nation and fix things - at least they are supposed to. Architects take care of buildings.' Debbie Millman meets Massimo Vignelli for Design Observer.