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Happy birthday Helvetica!

Javier Mariscal, Pep Carrió and friends mark the typeface's 60th with some specially commissioned posters
Published: Tuesday, 20 June 2017

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How Barber Osgerby made an anti-office office chair
There are no levers sticking out of the Pacific chair - a minimalist approach prompting Norman Foster to order some
Published: Friday, 16 June 2017
Pentagram designs graphics for Trumpian take on Shakespeare
Paula Scher produces series of Shakespeare in the Park posters befitting a distinctly 2017 take on Julius Caesar
Published: Wednesday, 14 June 2017
Looking back at the Pride Flag
This LGBT Pride Month we remember Gilbert Baker, the creator of one of California’s most potent protest symbols

Published: Monday, 12 June 2017
Who's the boss of mid-century design?
A new exhibition looks at the relationship between mid-20th century designers and their corporate overlords
Published: Friday, 9 June 2017
Grace Coddington’s part in Edward Enninful’s rise
Here’s how Grace Coddington encouraged the new British Vogue editor's progression to the top
Published: Friday, 26 May 2017
How Apple’s 1984 rewrote George Orwell
As the Design Museum’s new California exhibition opens we look back at one seminal Apple Macintosh ad
Published: Thursday, 25 May 2017
The tank that inspired Cartier
A new Design Museum exhibition looks at the influence of heavy industry on one of the world’s finest jewellers
Published: Tuesday, 23 May 2017
Grace Coddington styles Elle Fanning for Vogue cover
Vogue’s creative director at large teams up with Annie Leibovitz for the June issue - two Phaidon authors!
Published: Wednesday, 17 May 2017
A pen fit for Peter Marino
The architect and art lover collaborates with Caran d’Ache to produce a new range of writing implements
Published: Tuesday, 16 May 2017
Pentagram gives Margaret Howell a makeover
The London fashion designer's studio gets an interior refresh courtesy of the international design practice
Published: Thursday, 11 May 2017
Stefan Sagmeister puts a smile back on America's face
The legendary graphic designer tours his Happy Film across the US this month - here’s where you can catch him
Published: Thursday, 4 May 2017
Pentagram put The Handmaid's Tale on The High Line
Paula Scher and Abbott Miller hope their new installation will offer "glimpses of resistance for an uncertain age”
Published: Thursday, 27 April 2017


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