John Morgan

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Devil in the detail

Issue 83, Summer 2012


Careful, even-tempered typographer by day – wild art director by night? For John Morgan, both the…

Recent blog posts by John Morgan

Walking in a nuclear winter land

13 December 2019

A new book recalls a time when civil authorities urged citizens to prepare for a threat from the East. By Andrew Robertson
The book Nuclear War in the UK, already in its second printing, has been a surprise hit of the Christmas election season, writes Andrew Robertson.

‘XXX’ marks the spot

6 September 2018

Letter Exchange, a network of professionals in the lettering arts, type design and typography, is to host a conference in Cambridge in October
2018 marks the 30th anniversary of Letter Exchange, the organisation for professionals in the lettering arts, and to celebrate, we are hosting a conference in Cambridge, entitled ‘XXX’, writes conference organiser Mark Noad.

Books received #30

6 November 2017

This Is Me, Full Stop., Jonny Hannah, Hi-Fi Living, Sardon’s Stampography and drawings of UFOs
Here is yet another selection of books that caught our attention in recent weeks and months, reviewed by Lindsay Hargrave.

Books received #12

19 December 2014

Cut & Paste: 21st Century Collage, Spitalfields Nippers, A Field Guide to East London Wildlife, Shoreditch Wildlife and Eduardo Paolozzi.
Here are a few books that provided a little relief from Eye’s seasonal hangovers in recent days.

Storytelling on a shoestring

14 October 2014

If you have ever enjoyed making things from bits of string and wire, pipe cleaners and fabric, cotton reels and ping-pong balls, this book will surely appeal, writes Clare Walters.

Freestyling text and image

19 March 2014

What can we learn from Paul Peter Piech? Fraser Muggeridge hails an overlooked but highly original graphic artist
As a second-year undergraduate student at Reading in the early 1990s, I was shown the linocut posters and prints of Paul Peter Piech as inspiration for a project, writes Fraser Muggeridge. I hated them.

Common ground: a designer’s letter from Venice

1 November 2012

John Morgan explains the thinking behind his visual identity for the 13th Architecture Biennale in Venice (director David Chipperfield).
The Venetian stencil street signs or nizioletti don’t prevent you from getting lost in the labyrinth. But they allow you to get lost in the most elegant way writes John Morgan.