Barrie Tullett’s Typographic Dante at the National Poetry Library, South Bank, London SE1 8XX until 30 June
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.
Philippe Apeloig’s latest exhibition Using Type has just opened at the Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam. Noted for both his thorough and experimental use of type, on display are logos, books, leaflets and animations, as well as Apeloig’s famous cultural posters. We highly recommend a visit for anyone interested in typography.
Designers of the modern British road signage system, Margaret Calvert and Jock Kinneir executed one of the mst ambitious information design projects ever undertaken in Britain. The Design Museum in London celebrates this work in the exhibition 50 Years of British Road Signs.
More opportunities to catch the amazing, must-see exhibition Ivan Chermayeff – Cut and Paste, first shown at De La Warr Pavilion last year. Now on in Plymouth - and more dates.