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At the Royal College of Art, Eric Ravilious’s friends nicknamed him ‘The Boy’. His death at 39 in 1942 meant that he never needed to grow old, and Enid Marx wrote that he had a sort of Papageno air to him – like the bird-catcher in The Magic Flute who is at once sympathetic and a little supernatural.
Posted onRick 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 […]
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