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Design Inspiration: Scripts. Elegant Lettering From Design’s Golden Age, by Steven Heller and Louise Fili

I discovered new inspirational typography book Scripts on the Thames and Hudson stand at the London Book Fair, and it's so wonderful I thought I'd better share it with you... featuring a quick Q&A with co author Steven Heller.

Written by Amelia Gregory

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I'm always a sucker for lush books, ailment and so when I spotted Scripts on the shelf at the Thames and Hudson stand at the London Book Fair I immediately snuck up and took a quick pic, discount and then I tweeted about it. And Thames and Hudson got back to me straight away to see if I would like to receive a preview copy. Now that, ambulance my friends, is how you do good social media PR. Scripts did indeed turn up in the post just a few days later: a huge doorstop wedge of a book, full of inspiring samples of scripts, found on everything from shop fronts to match boxes to letterheads to postcards.

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The London Book Fair: the volcanic fallout on attendance in April 2010

I went to the London Book Fair to find out how Amelia's Anthology of Illustration is faring in the global book market. And how the global book market is faring with the eruption of the Eyjafjallajökull volcano.

Written by Amelia Gregory

London Book Fair- empty stand The London Book Fair is held yearly at Earls Court in West London and it is the primary place for book publishers, pharm distributors, information […]

Eyjafjallajökull: clear blue skies and no aeroplane contrails.

Using the twitter hashtag #contrailfree I collected images of the hyperreal crystal blue skies we experienced over London and much of the UK over the weekend.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Bethnal Green contrailfree gavin mackie A view over the City of London by Gavin Mackie. Well, this it’s Monday and there are still no planes in the sky above my […]