"Illustrations have become a key component of the response to terrorist atrocities"
Opinion: in the aftermath of the Brussels attacks, Rob Alderson asks how illustrations like Plantu's hugging flags and Jean Jullien's Peace for Paris symbol have become part of our "post-terror grammar". More
Adrian Frutiger, type designer and creator of London's street-sign font, dies aged 87
Swiss typographer Adrian Frutiger, designer of typefaces including Univers, Avenir and the eponymous Frutiger, has died. More
Beyond Dingbats: the typographic legacy of Hermann Zapf
Hermann Zapf was one of the most influential typographers of the early digital age. Following his death earlier this month, Rob Alderson, former editor-in-chief of It's Nice That, explains how the German designer paved the way for the emoji and helped change visual communication. More