Freda Sack (9 comments)



It is with great sadness we announce that Freda Sack, Honorary Fellow and Past President of the ISTD passed away peacefully in the early hours of Wednesday 13 February. Freda was a pivotal figure in the Society and her contribution to the typographic industry worldwide has been immense. She will be sorely missed by all of her typographic family and friends.

The Visual History of Type – Paul McNeil


I’ve always been fascinated by type and typography as the central pillars of communication, rather than merely as part of a design toolkit – Paul McNeil MISTD

Jost Hochuli HonFISTD


Jost Hochuli’s visit to London in September was a rare opportunity to see an exhibition of this renowned Swiss designer’s work
 – and hear his views on historical type matters and book design.

Jost Hochuli HonFISTD visited London during the London Design Festival 2017 – supported by Presence Switzerland, and the Swiss Cultural Fund.

Image of Jost Hochuli by Barry Dunnage FISTD

Cal Swann HonFISTD (4 comments)


ISTD announces the award of Honorary Fellowship to Prof. Cal Swann whose five decade career in typography spans practice and education – and both Northern and Southern Hemispheres.

Geoff White awarded HonFISTD (22 comments)


ISTD announced the award of Honorary Fellowship to Geoff White at last week’s student presentation evening. One of graphic design’s unsung heroes, Geoff is also a legend in design education circles.