Typo 50 – winter 2012

order #50

One issue, two milestones: Typo is celebrating its 10th anniversary and the release of issue #50! Read our most influential authors' opinions about the future of graphic design, a review of the ATypI and TYPO London conferences and an interview with Andy Altmann about the Comedy Carpet project.


10 years and 50 issues of Typo: our contributors answer questions to our poll on the future of graphic design and typography


Long Live Comedy Carpet!
Linda Kudrnovská
Interview with designer Andrew Altmann from Why Not Associates about an unconventional typography project in Blackpool


The work graphic designers do is actually a service
with Zdeněk Ziegler
Interview with a leading Czech graphic designer and teacher about posters, books, inspiration, Surrealism, education, design for design’s sake and design as a service


twen?… My, it smells like poop in here! twen?
Víctor García
Essay on the impact the progressive German magazine twen had on Argentina’s visual culture in the 1960s


Design for people
Leonardo Vázquez Conde
Notes on contemporary design for cultural and non-profit institutions in Mexico


TYPO London 2012: Social
Jan Charvát
A look back at the 2nd annual international conference on typography…


Typografický den
Jan Charvát
…and the conference’s calligraphy workshop


ATypI 2012: Hong Kong
Toshi Omagari
The best of the first ATypI conference held in Asia