Type is power. So says Ben Barrett-Forrest in this delightful stop action short on the history of typography (It uses 2,454 photographs, 291 letters, and took 140 hours to create the resulting five-minute film.) The Atlantic interviews the designer about his inspiration for the film […]

Book lovers will enjoy this program released by the BBC called The Beauty of Books. The series “combines human stories, expert interviews, book illustrations and historic archive to reveal the beauty of books.” The four episodes examine the impact of paperback books, illustrated volumes, medieval […]