Lund Humphries Landmarks – Typographica, edited by Herbert Spencer (1949-67)

Rick Poynor explains the importance of the influential typographic-design journal Typographica, published by Lund Humphries over an 18-year period.  Typographica, published by Lund Humphries in two series from 1949 to 1967, is one of the most outstanding visual arts magazines of the post-war years. The brainchild of a 25-year-old typographer, Herbert Spencer (1924-2002), it was […]

Celebrating the ICA’s History of Innovation

Tomorrow sees the Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA) publish a new book documenting its fascinating early history. Institute of Contemporary Arts, 1946-1968, written by art historian Anne Massey and with a foreword by ICA Executive Director Gregor Muir, is the first in-depth examination of the extraordinary period of  artistic activity which followed the Institute’s foundation. The early ICA […]