Blog – Design

Working professionally as a designer in both digital and print, I often post about design related content such as new work, inspirations and industry news.


TYPOLondon 2011: Jonathan Barnbrook


With his font foundry ‘Virus’, Jonathan Barnbrook took us on a tour of his work and the thought process that he has developed within the typography side of his business. Having set up shop in 1997, it wasn’t until 7 years later that Jonathan first started selling his fonts to the world. “Style is a […]

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TYPOLondon 2011 Saturday Roundup


As I mentioned in my previous post, I was on my way to TYPOLondon for Saturday’s events at the University of London thanks to a free ticket passed on to my tutor from Colin McHenry, which I am massively grateful of! This post is going to be a roundup of all the posts about the […]

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TYPOLondon 2011: Julian Zimmermann and King Bansah


There was an actual real life King at TYPOLondon. Yes, a King. There had been quite a following generated over Twitter for this event and was predicted to be one of the most popular lectures of the whole series. It sure was indeed! Packing out the Logan Hall, Julian Zimmermann and King Bansah put on […]

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TYPOLondon 2011: Bruno Maag


After a quick break for lunch it was time for Bruno Maag of Dalton Maag to hit the Jeffery Hall stage with a few of his current interns. This was a talk that I was very much looking forward to and once again, TYPOLondon delivered with a well rounded lecture on the creative processes around […]

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TYPOLondon 2011: Nadine Chahine


Working at Linotype and studying for her pHd, Nadine is a fontographer that specialises with Arabic fonts. Her talk was mostly about the stereotypes of the Arabic community and came across as a bit of sociological lesson into the stereotypes that are existent of the Middle East. It was definitely a fair statement to make […]

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TYPOLondon 2011: Dan Rhatigan


‘How I Learned to Stop Worrying About Bad Type’ was the name of Dan’s lecture over in the Jeffery Hall during the first half hour of the lunch break. Although it was during the break it still managed to pull in quite a crowd of people for a 30 minute slot. Probably due to the […]

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TYPOLondon 2011: Morag Myerscough


The third lecture that I viewed was a slightly different style of work, in the sense that Morag Myerscough is more of an experimentalist and artist that what I would call a designer. She spoke about Her House, which has been transformed into two parts; Gallery and studio space downstairs and her living space upstairs. […]

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