Barrie Tullett’s Typographic Dante at the National Poetry Library, South Bank, London SE1 8XX until 30 June

Category: Exhibition



100 typographic works over 30 years, illustrating the Cantos from the Divine Comedy. Divided into the Divine Comedy's 3 parts of the Inferno, Purgatory and Paradise, ISTD member Barrie Tullett has taken one obsolete technology for each: letterpress for the Inferno, a typewriter for Purgatory and Letraset for Paradise (Paradise is not yet complete). These beautiful images are not to be missed.

Barrie is Programme Leader for Graphic Design at Lincoln and also runs the Caseroom Press.

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Ronald Alan Wilkinson FISTD MCSD

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It is with sadness that I write these words. Another truly talented typographer and designer has left us. Passing away peacefully on the 13th February 2019.

Freda Sack (9 comments)



It is with great sadness we announce that Freda Sack, Honorary Fellow and Past President of the ISTD passed away peacefully in the early hours of Wednesday 13 February. Freda was a pivotal figure in the Society and her contribution to the typographic industry worldwide has been immense. She will be sorely missed by all of her typographic family and friends.

The Visual History of Type – Paul McNeil


I’ve always been fascinated by type and typography as the central pillars of communication, rather than merely as part of a design toolkit – Paul McNeil MISTD

Jost Hochuli HonFISTD


Jost Hochuli’s visit to London in September was a rare opportunity to see an exhibition of this renowned Swiss designer’s work
 – and hear his views on historical type matters and book design.

Jost Hochuli HonFISTD visited London during the London Design Festival 2017 – supported by Presence Switzerland, and the Swiss Cultural Fund.

Image of Jost Hochuli by Barry Dunnage FISTD

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