The Vinyl Factory have commissioned Transmission to create regular content for their
incredibly popular and influential website news page. This is a great honour, as we're
regular readers of the site, which publish content about vinyl records, design, turntables
and significant music releases.
Our first article is about the timeless beauty of minimalist turntable design and their
significance for the new generation of vinyl record enthusiasts.
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.
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.
We were recently interviewed by PRINT, the international design and visual culture
magazine, about Minimalism and our new book, MIN: The New Simplicity in Graphic Design,
which is published by Thames & Hudson. Our musings feature alongside a creacking review
about the book.
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.
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.”