The St Bride Foundation Library hosts a variety of print-related lectures, exhibitions and talks throughout the year, as well as talks and conferences on everything from poster design to handwriting, resulting in an exciting and vibrant series of events running the whole year round.
Collaborate: Design to the power of two
As designers, the fruit of our labour is rarely the work of one person.
Decompiling History: Tobias Frere-Jones
History is a peerless teacher and anchor in type design. But is there only one way to learn from it? Frere-Jones has spent decades studying type history and working with today’s rasterizing technology.
Where am I? A visual history of London’s street nameplates With Alistair Hall
All across London you can find a remarkable public archive of lettering – London’s street nameplates. A unique collection of styles and forms that stretches back to the 18th century. They work both as visual anchors, telling us where we are, and as temporal anchors, telling us where we’ve come from.