Typo 34 – winter 2008
Self-confidence of (Slovak) Design
What are young Slovak designers like? What do they have in common, and how is their style defined?
From the Hermetic towards the Interested— New Slovak Graphic Design
The evolution of young Slovak design since 1989 up until today.
Jan Kallweit in the Land of Stereotypes
An analysis of projects by Warsaw-based graphic designer, inspired by pop-culture and politics alike.
H is for Hybrid
About teamwork as the leading phenomenon of young Hungarian design, based on the example of the Lánchíd 19 hotel, awarded with The European Hotel Design Award this year.
Young Designers in Bohemia or Partner of Pentagram for a Pack of Candy
A survey among 18 young Czech graphic designers, typographers, and designers about their schools, their market position, their relationships with colleagues and clients, and their professional dreams.
Betting on Yourself—An Interview with Przemek Dębowski
An interview with an exceptional young Polish designer focusing on book design.
What is the State of Young Hungarian Design?
What connects the selected representatives of young Hungarian design?
An interview with book designer András Baranyai about picture books as a specific form of visual language.
For the Moment
An interview with Linda Boronkay, the winner of this year’s Britain’s Best Emerging Interior Designer.
An interview with Ádám Bence Kiss about his novel approach to jewelry as an object interpreting the environment.
The New Wavelet of Slovak Type Design
A survey among seven young Slovak typographers dedicated to their work.
Wine Label Tasting
An essay by wine bottle label designer about the necessity of understanding between the designer and the client.
To Be or Not to Be... a Designer
Four distinct forms of young Slovak design.
A profile of young Polish designer whose works reach from designs of utility items all the way to industrial machinery.
The Cries of Trees
The diploma project of Adrienn Czipor was dedicated to the magic which draws readers towards books.
Old and False or Letters, Poles and Their History
An overview of Polish creatives who transfer their art outside, to public space which became the battleground of words.
A review of a slab-serif family released by the Hoefler & Frere-Jones typefoundry.
František Štorm, Radana Lencová, Tomáš Brousil, Martin Pecina
A trio of new school typefaces: Comenia.
ATypI 2008, St. Petersburg—The Old & The New
Overview of this year’s ATypI conference in St. Petersburg.