Recent articles about Apfel

Everyday people

Issue 99, Autumn 2019


Emma Thomas and Kirsty Carter’s Apfel, A Practice for Everyday Life, brings design into the art…

A nose for type

Issue 77, Autumn 2010


A new publisher of ‘visual writing’ launches with this typographic reboot of an…

A persuasive chancer


On the basis of its first issue The Happy Hypocrite is small, quietly experimental and just a bit…

Recent blog posts by Apfel

Tear and share

29 October 2013

From Anthony Burrill and Apfel – a book of posters you can pull out and put on your wall
If you have ever wanted to stick one of Anthony Burrill’s prints on your wall, a new book offers many of his ‘greatest hits’ in one volume, printed on heavy paper and perforated for easy removal, writes Meredith Thomas.

Type Tuesday: Forward to page 1

19 June 2012

Managing (Great) expectations with a mix of ‘Pecha Kucha and speed dating’
A thought-provoking evening at the Design Museum marked the launch of Page 1: Great Expectations, the first publication by GraphicDesign&, writes Caroline Roberts.

Modern games

1 May 2012

Josef Hartwig’s 1922 chess set design advances a ‘Bauhaus reality’ check
Form follows function. The oft-quoted, much misunderstood dictum associated with the Bauhaus finds few better expressions than the chess set designed by the workshop master Josef Hartwig in 1922, writes Alex Cameron.