The youngest Indian recipient of the SOTA (The Society of Typographic Aficionados) Catalyst Award and a genius graphic designer with Forbes naming him “the man trying to leave an Indian imprint on typeface design” in its latest 30 Under 30 list Shiva Nallaperumal is just 24 years old and has plenty to share and inspire us with. A graphic designer, type designer and illustrator from India Nallaperumal follows a “research led, process driven work ethic to bring meaningful solutions to design problems” ...

In 1948, the Labour Government of Clement Attlee announced plans to hold the Festival of Britain. It was meant to be a "Tonic to the Nation" following the ravages of the Second World War.Three years later Southbank Centre was built in 1951 as part of the Festival of Britain and the concert halls were originally funded and managed by the London County Council and their successors, the Greater London Council...

Ten years ago a documentary on Helvetica’s dominance in the graphic design world celebrated the font’s 50th anniversary. Made by Gary Hustwit in 2007 Helvetica is a feature-length independent film about typography, graphic design and global visual culture which looks at the proliferation of one typeface as part of a larger conversation about the way type affects our lives. Ten years on Helvetica is still celebrated this time with Husmee graphic design studio...

There is an more than obvious reason to pay a visit to DesignSpaceLondon. There from the 13th of June through the 28th of July “The Better Letters Summer Showcase” features 12 hand-crafted originals from Better Letters lettering and signwriting talent (James Cooper; Harry Fieber; David Kynaston; Mike Meyer). All the pieces have been produced using oil-based paints on a variety of materials to demonstrate the diversity of styles across...

Founded by Joel Lozano and Dani Navarro in 2012 with Josep Duran jumping on their creative wagon two years later and web developer Roger Pau a partner in crime whenever needed, Forma is a creative studio with a very particular interest in in projects which are not easy to label or that go far beyond just one thing.“We particularly value creative work generated through concepts. This is why, we look for a solid idea behind any of our...

EDITOR’S PICKS