MA Communication Design: Open Morning 2023

30 March 2023

Interested in the MA Communication Design? Join us at our Open Morning and discover our 4 pathways. Visit the Department of Typography & Graphic Communication,… Read more

13 July: a celebration of letterforms and ephemera

3 July 2019

We are holding a one-day symposium on Saturday 13 July, where world-class experts in design research, teaching, and practice will discuss ways of positioning ephemera… Read more

Real Jobs: Celebrating over five decades of professional design practice on our undergraduate course

17 June 2019

Alongside our degree show opening last week, we also launched a new exhibition celebrating our ‘Real Jobs’ scheme. Real Jobs has been our flagship professional experience… Read more

Martha (in red t-shirt on left) and Seniz (seated in black) getting set-up at the Tate Exchange

Creating flags to share identities at the Tate Exchange

24 May 2019

In March, Typography’s ‘I am, we are … different by design’ project team designed and led a workshop to explore identity and movement as part… Read more

Design Thinking for undergraduate applicants

22 March 2019

Our department has a history of putting users at the centre of the design process. James Lloyd has been speaking to school leavers about what… Read more

Presenting at the Reading Braillist’s meeting

18 January 2019

Laura Marshall, one of our Part 3 BA Graphic Communication students, presented her dissertation research at the Reading Braillists meeting. Read more

Chinese publishing collaboration proceeds

8 November 2018

The inaugural symposium of the Creative Chinese Character Industry took place at the Beijing Convention Center on 3 and 4 November. The symposium brought together… Read more

Bauhaus typeface revived by MATD student

27 June 2018

Adobe’s “Hidden Treasures” programme kicks off the typographic commemoration of the forthcoming centenary of the Bauhaus school by releasing four revivals based on lettering by… Read more

Information design, architecture and pharmacy: combating AMR

16 February 2018

Competition Calling small design practices, architects, information designers and pharmacists Are you interested in how the design of space and information impacts on behavior and… Read more

A Partnership for Ephemera Studies

13 January 2017

Typography is very pleased to announce an exciting new Goodwill Partnership between the Centre for Ephemera Studies (one of our research centres) and the John… Read more

Isotype at the Science Museum

8 December 2016

The Department has made a long-term loan of Isotype work to the Science Museum, London. The loans are featured in the museum’s new Mathematics gallery,… Read more

Presses in action for open days

20 June 2016

Thank you to all our prospective applicants and their parents who visited the Department on Friday and Saturday as part of the University’s Open Days. We… Read more

Typography in Beijing

2 April 2016

Soon after the conclusion of a successful visit by students from CAFA to Typography in 2015, we commenced working on a reciprocal visit to Beijing.… Read more

A British national letter at Tate Britain

10 April 2014

Professor James Mosley, an acute observer of letterforms in sensitive national settings, has published a short note on recent work completed for Tate Britain by… Read more

A new Papal Inscription in Westminster Cathedral

6 August 2013

Typography alumna, Caroline Webb, has designed and installed a new Papal inscription for Westminster Cathedral, to commemorate the visit of Pope Benedict in 2010. The… Read more

Martin Andrews is William Caxton

26 September 2012

Martin Andrews as Caxton and Fraser Mackenzie as the printing assistant in Sky Atlantic’s documentary The British. There’s also a starring role for the Department’s… Read more

Radio marathon for clarity in government forms

1 June 2012

Earlier this week Gerry Leonidas joined Bernard Baker, Business Development Director for the Public Sector at SAS UK in a series of radio interviews to… Read more

Greek typography and typeface design in New York

8 March 2012

Five years after the first Greek Week-End in New York, Gerry Leonidas will return to the TDC. Already in 2007 Greek was becoming a central… Read more