‘Share’ exhibition

November 19th, 2019

Curated by Andy Campbell of Norwich School Art and Design, ‘Share’ is an exhibition which brings together the work of five UK design studios: A Practice for Everyday Life, Spin, Graphic Thought Facility, North and MuirMcNeil. MMcN are showing a wall of test prints for the Eye 94 poster series in the exhibition. Crypt Gallery, […]

The Ones That Got Away

May 9th, 2014

As part of our talk at TYPO Berlin we’ll be showing the development process for the poster MuirMcNeil designed for the Wim Crouwel exhibition at the Design Museum, London in 2011. Here are a few iterations on two themes from a total of around 300 designs. More will be shown in Berlin, but don’t worry, […]

‘Machine Tools’ – MuirMcNeil at TYPO Berlin 2014

May 1st, 2014

We’re busy gearing up for our talk to TYPO Berlin at 7pm on Thursday May 15th in the main hall of the wonderfully named Haus der Kulturen der Welt (The House of World Cultures, AKA the ‘pregnant oyster’ to Berliners). We’re still dotting is and crossing ts but can reveal our theme will cover design […]

ThreeSix on Fonts in Use

April 29th, 2014

Fonts in Use have featured FF ThreeSix in the signage graphics designed for Massey University’s Exposure 2011 exhibition by Thomas le Bas. Fonts in Use

Porto Design Summer School, 07 – 19 July 2014

April 9th, 2014

The Porto Design Summer School Editorial Course is a unique opportunity to study graphic design within the setting of one of Europe’s oldest and most beautiful cities. Focusing on editorial design and typography, this intensive two week practice-based course also pays special attention to the city’s rare heritage in vintage shop signage and other forms […]

Weingart Typography, Museum für Gestaltung Zürich, 07 May – 28 Sept 2014

April 7th, 2014

This long awaited retrospective, which opens at the MfG in May, is the first major exhibition of Weingart’s work to be staged in Switzerland. At the boundaries of analogue and digital, his work still has profound significance. The photomechanical layering / montage techniques that Weingart developed culminated in a unique synthesis of type and image […]

ThreeSix 10 in use – Outcast Editions iBooks

April 7th, 2014

Outcast Editions have newly published their single building architecture monographs as iBooks for iPad and Mac. FF ThreeSix 10 was selected as the typeface for these publications as it is particularly well-suited to retina screen display – its 8 subtly modulated weights which share the same central contour, allow for the optimisation of readability by […]

Design Factory – Thirty(ish)

April 5th, 2014

MuirMcNeil’s contribution to Design Factory’s thirtieth anniversary publication launched by DF founder Conor Clarke at the ‘Thinking + Typography’ evening at the Smock Alley Theatre, Dublin, 03 April 2014. Typeset in Nine Mono 162 (outlined), the composition is driven by a simple system that overlays One – Ten; Eleven – Twenty; Twenty-one – Thirtyish on […]

From the archive – Nine Mono test

April 4th, 2014

Poster for the autumn lecture programme at the LCC School of Design 2013 designed by MuirMcNeil – a pre-release live test for Nine Mono. Buy Nine Mono from MuirMcNeil

Rumori

March 12th, 2014

Rumori is a typeface designed by Paul McNeil for a project by designers Paul Bailey and Yeb Wiersma. In February 2014, Bailey and Wiersma were commissioned to republish Luigi Russolo’s Futurist Manifesto ‘L’Arte dei Rumori’ on the occasion of its 100th anniversary. The new publication was planned as a procession of Russolo’s texts applied to […]