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21/09/2016 - No Comments!

Press : PAGE Magazine

Stuart had the pleasure of being interviewed by PAGE, a German language magazine aimed
at the creative community, for their cover story about the golden rules of graphic design.

Stuart answered questions about the role of minimalism in contemporary graphic design,
which featured alongside interviews with the legendary Erik Spiekermann, Lukas Bezler
and Jochen Rädeker.

Sadly, nobody in the Transmission studio speaks German, but we're willing to offer coffee
and biscuits to anyone willing to translate.

17/08/2016 - No Comments!

Editorial Design : Malaria Consortium

We have been working closely with Malaria Consortium, a global charity dedicated to
the prevention, control and treatment of malaria,  to create a series of learning papers.
Each paper highlights an area of their invaluable work, which is reflected in the front
cover illustration, created by Cajsa Holgersson and art directed by Transmission.
Complicated ideas, that are represented in a beautifully paired-back visual direction.

 

17/08/2016 - No Comments!

Press : Étapes Magazine

We're delighted by the amount of press MIN: The New Simplicity in Graphic Design, the new
book authored by our CD Stuart Tolley,  has received lately.  The award for 'the most of
pages dedicated to MIN' goes to Étapes, the French design and communication magazine,
who have published a 20 page extract about the project.

For more info pick up a copy of Étapes issue 231.

05/08/2016 - No Comments!

Press : Monocle 24 radio interview

Now in full download – Stuart was interviewed by Andrew Mueller, a journalist working
at Monocle 24 radio, about the renaissance of limited, special and deluxe edition
graphic design created for the music and publishing industries. Listen to the interview
here – from 0:40:20.

The full interview coincided with the launch of Stuart's first book, Collector's
Edition: Innovative Packaging and Graphics, which is published by Thames &
Hudson. Buy the book here. 

05/07/2016 - No Comments!

Press : Computer Arts

We're delighted to feature in the latest Computer Arts issue 253, with a special report about
the rise of the creative entrepreneur.  The new issue investigates why a new breed of
designers and illustrators are turning their back on traditional career paths to create their
own dream jobs – and how you, too, can forge your own path.

05/07/2016 - No Comments!

Opinion : Perfectly Pared-down, Minimalist Work

AIGA, The American Institute of the Graphic Arts, interviewed Stuart about his new book,
MIN: The New Simplicity in Graphic Design. Read the article here.

There’s a fine line between minimal design and design that’s boring or even worse, lazy.
Remember Nigel Tufnel’s sage comment in the movie This is Spinal Tap upon seeing the
band’s disastrous album cover for the first time: “It’s like, how much more black could this
be? And the answer is none. None more black.”

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05/07/2016 - No Comments!

Opinion : In search of the new simplicity

Creative Review, the ambassador for global creativity, have reviewed our new book, MIN:
The New Simplicity in Graphic Design. Read the article here.

It’s significant that all the work included in Min: The New Simplicity in Graphic Design was
made within the last three years. Each of the projects that Stuart Tolley has assembled in
his book certainly point to a no-fuss approach being used across a range of disciplines,
from product and packaging design to publishing, identity design and branding.

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05/07/2016 - No Comments!

Opinion : For Something Simple, Minimal Design is Complicated

Wired (USA) interviewed us about our new book, MIN: The New Simplicity in Graphic Design,
which is published by Thames & Hudson. Read the article here.

There’s a rumor going around about minimal graphic design. “A lot of people say it’s really
easy,” says Stuart Tolley, who runs a design studio in Brighton, England, called
Transmission. “A lot of people say you just rely on Helvetica, or white space. And I
completely disagree.”

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