I have amassed a vast collection of design production manuals (1960s, 70s, and 80s) from the Goodwill over the years” says Briar Levit, the producer and director of Graphic Means, the major new documentary that charts the evolution of graphic design production and premiered on 15 April 2017 at ByDesign film festival in Seattle.“As the stack grew, it became clear I was naturally drawn to this period of design...

Dear Viewer, By the time you read this, I will be dead. When I started out in 1974, I was the future – TV’s first robot newsreader. But what once seemed cutting-edge is now regarded as hopelessly old-fashioned, and I have been frozen out by powers that be, yet another victim of BBC ageism. I can’t take it any more. It’s a struggle to get up for the nightshift, and my poor pixels are tired. My friend Oracle said it would end like this...

I could tell you the picturehouse I visited to see every movie I’ve ever seen, and almost the seat I sat in” says Ben Smith of Shelf Heroes and the man who has decided to keep the memories in those tiny pieces of paper alive.Through his must-follow account on Instagram (@ticketsplz) Smith is on a mission to preserve those tiny bits of ephemera in snaspshots not just for the movie-goer among us.Gathering those vintage paper...

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...

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