Stephen Banham

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Stephen Banham

Founder of Letterbox, a typography studio based in Melbourne. Lecturer in Typography at RMIT University.

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Edward Scissorhands

Tall Storeys: graphic design in development

With a boom in the Australian urban development sector, and residential high rises shooting up …

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Article: Face and Place – typography inspired by cities

Article: Face and Place – typography inspired by cities

Stephen Banham examines the relationship between typography and geography, setting the context for his latest …

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On the Streets of Your Town

On the Streets of Your Town

Just when you thought that the ‘branded environment’ was a new phenomena, Stephen Banham reveals that they have in fact been part of the master plans of cities from their very inception.

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Ghostfaces: redundant typefaces

Ghostfaces: redundant typefaces

Typefaces come and go. Stephen Banham looks at a few ‘ghostfaces’, the faint traces of corporate typographic voices.

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Typeface project: Imaginary Alphabets

Typeface project: Imaginary Alphabets

Ever walked past a hand-drawn sign and thought it would make a great typeface? Designer Elisabeth Carey Smith did just that.

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Typography of set-lists

Typography of set-lists

In an age where people yearn for authenticity and experience’, typographic maps of the ‘night that was’, offer interesting insights

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