Founded in 2009 by Paul McNeil and Hamish Muir, MuirMcNeil’s activities are focussed on exploring systematic and algorithmic methods in type design, graphic design and moving image.
Paul McNeil is a typographic designer, educator and author. He was Course Leader of the MA Contemporary Typographic Media at the London College of Communication from 2010–15. Seven years in the making, The Visual History of Type, McNeil’s exhaustive survey of type design from 1450–2015, was published in 2017. Member ISTD. Fellow HEA.
Hamish Muir was co-founder of the London-based graphic design studio 8vo (1985–2001), and co-editor of Octavo, journal of typography (1986–92). He was a part-time tutor at the London College of Communication from 2001–2019, and has delivered workshops and short courses at Fortuny Graphic Venice, Basel School of Design, Porto Design Summer School, ESAD Porto, National College of Art and Design Dublin, Staatliche Akademie der Bildenden Künste Stuttgart, Institutt for design Universitetet i Bergen.