The Recorder (Issue 3)


The original Monotype magazine, redesigned and re-imagined for the twenty-first century. Featuring 100+ pages on typography and graphic design, exploring type’s role in a wider cultural context.

In Issue 3, Jennifer Kennard explores how the history of banknotes is also the history of graphic design and printing, and journalist Laura Snoad examines typefaces with a political agenda. Amy Papaelias looks at how a new generation of women is carrying on the legacy of Beatrice Warde, while Angela Riechers examines the typographic impact of neon lettering, and stone carver John Neilson delves into the secrets of an ancient craft.

British road signs designer Margaret Calvert selects her top ten favorite typefaces, and a selection of must-read design titles. Issue 3 also features illustrations from Zoe Barker, Ellie Foreman-Peck, Kelsey Dake and Ping Zhu, and cover imagery created by Ari Weinkle.

Designed by Luke Tonge

Published by the Monotype Studio, London

112 pages, full color, 8.50 × 10.75 inches

ISSN: 2056-8746