User-friendly point-of-use instructions for home use diagnostic tests: guidance and tools

16 January 2023

Sue Walker and Josefina Bravo have produced guidance in the form of a toolkit and a dataset for the design of instructions to support home… Read more

Paul Luna: a very short introduction to typography

25 January 2019

‘It’s not all about fonts!’ At a special Baseline Shift session, our former Head of Department stressed the importance of design for reading. Read more

Engineering template for Tamil characters

Facing the world

3 January 2019

‘Facing the World: Towards a Global History of Non-Latin Type Design’ is a special issue of Philological Encounters, edited by Thomas S. Mullaney of Stanford… 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

Reading in Eye’s typography issue

12 June 2015

The latest issue of Eye magazine, the international review of graphic design, is dedicated to typography and typeface design. The Department is very well represented… Read more

Thesaurus of ephemera terms

25 July 2014

In November 2013 Typography’s Centre for Ephemera Studies (CES) published a Thesaurus of Ephemera Terms, which is freely available for download here, in two versions:… Read more

Yearbook of Type

11 July 2013

Edited by the same team that publish the Slanted magazine, this substantial reference volume for new typefaces has just been published by Niggli. The  volume presents typefaces… Read more

Monotype Recorder online

24 May 2013

Monotype’s lauded Pencil to Pixel exhibition (in Wapping last November, and New York earlier this month) included a relaunched Monotype Recorder, after a hiatus of… Read more

Non-Latin scripts: from metal to digital type

18 December 2012

Available from the St Bride shop, Non-Latin scripts: from metal to digital type reproduces previously unpublished items for the Department’s Non-Latin Type Collection. Collection curator… Read more

Non-Latin scripts exhibition in Hong Kong

18 December 2012

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Design Issues: visual essays

3 December 2012

Sue Walker joins Design Issues as Associate Editor, Archives to develop visual essays that derive from high quality collections and archives of design-related materials worldwide. Design… Read more

Typeform dialogues

26 November 2012

Hyphen Press Extra has today posted – free to download – a document that gathers materials from the Typeform dialogues project, carried out by Eric… Read more

Using collections in research

14 November 2012

            Just published in the Journal of Design History, a paper by Sue Walker based on material in the Otto… Read more

Type in Europe

26 September 2012

James Mosley and Alice Savoie are contributors to a new book published to coincide with the Congrès des Musées Européens de l’Imprimerie in Lyon. James… Read more

Whatever Next

26 September 2012

Founded by Camberwell Press‘ creative director, James Edgar, Whatever Next: a discourse in typography is an exhibition and book stemming from a series of conversations… Read more

8 Faces interview

23 August 2012

The fifth issue of Elliot Jay Stocks’ 8 Faces magazine went on sale yesterday. Gerry Leonidas provided one of the interviews, discussing the approach to… Read more

Reading types in Oxford English dictionaries

30 April 2012

Many of the various printed editions of Oxford dictionaries are now typeset principally in Parable, a typeface designed by Christopher Burke, Research Fellow in the… Read more