Interlock is a geometric bitmap type system in four variant styles, each in six weights. MuirMcNeil’s Interlock typefaces are designed to interact in layers with one another and with corresponding sets of rectangular background grids.
TwoBar Mono is a monolinear, monospaced type system in nine weights. A robust and efficient typeface for text and display applications, TwoBar Mono is also compatible with MuirMcNeil’s TwoPoint, TwoPlus and TwoBit type families.
Pentagram’s Eddie Opara has developed a dynamic typographic setting for the manifesto of Lululemon, the activewear and lifestyle brand. Used in a range of applications from apparel to environmental graphics, the manifesto features a variety of contemporary typefaces including MuirMcNeil Cut.
A large number of MuirMcNeil typefaces are featured in Peter Dawson’s Type Directory (Thames & Hudson), a comprehensive sourcebook published in 2019 that details and classifies over 1,800 historical and contemporary typefaces.
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, Norwich School, 18–30 November 2019.
MuirMcNeil will be lecturing at Elisva, Barcelona on 20 November 2019, and delivering a keynote at 10ET Matoshinos (Porto) on November 22. Both talks will focus on MMcN’s systematic and algorithmic approaches to typographic form generation, in both type design and applied typography.
MuirMcNeil’s submission to the Demo Festival – 6 thirty-second animations – each showing the first sixty Fibonacci numbers typeset in fonts from MMcN’s Two+TwoPlus Type Systems. The festival, a 24-hour takeover of 80 HD advertising screens across Amsterdam Central Station, was organised by Studio Dumbar and featured over 250 motion designers from across the globe.
Pan & The Dream is an art and style magazine that invites artists, designers, photographers and writers to contribute to a theme chosen for each issue. The large format publication is produced in loose bound sheets contained in a numbered case. For its third issue, Pan’s trip to the Moon, designer Jeanette Birdy chose MuirMcNeil’s Stem Light for the publication’s titles and headlines throughout.
MuirMcNeil’s THD Sentient type family has been used as the typeface in Christoph Grünberger’s Analog Algorithm, published by Lars Müller in 2019. Both a workbook and a source of inspiration, this publication provides a toolkit for form-giving that is analogue, algorithmic and experimental.
The International Digital Art Festival, took place in Manchester, UK, 26–27 June, 2019. MMcN were invited to submit work for the festival’s Digital Art gallery featuring HD projections and 4K display screens.