Tag: Architecture

Serpentine Pavilion 2013

After a spectacularly cold and long winter in London, the 2013 Serpentine Pavilion was unveiled this week to coincide with the first real sunshine and warmth of the year in the city. This year a fractal-like pavilion designed by Japanese architect Sou Fujimoto dazzled white and ethereal in the morning sun against a vivid backdrop [...]

About Around and About

Around and About Stock Orchard Street, edited by Sarah Wigglesworth, designed by Duffy, (Routledge, 2011)  What was great about working on the design of this book was that the way it had been conceived by the author was anti-convention in publishing terms, which led to a series of illuminating brushes with the world of 21st Century [...]

Block Magazine Issue 2: Facade

The second issue of Block took the theme of ‘Facade’, exploring a term in architecture that has been largely usurped by the contemporary preference for ‘skin’ or ‘envelope’. In our graphic design we tried to echo some of the issue’s recurrent preoccupations. Issue 2 was launched in July 2011 at Work Gallery, London WC1. Block Magazine Issue 2: Facade; [...]

Block Magazine Issue 1: The Modest

We designed the identity for this new magazine that explores architecture in a wider cultural context. This is the first issue – we also do the editorial design. The identity is a play between the assertive, orthogonal (but slightly skew) box and the fluid, writerly logotype within, with its optimistic – almost comical – upward [...]