Mark Porter

Editorial design

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New work: Internazionale

October 2nd, 2009


The new Internazionale design is published today. Read the rest of this entry »

Egyptian in Sweden

February 5th, 2009

Read the story here!

Internazionale column

January 27th, 2009

To my surprise, I’ve been asked to write a short column every couple of weeks for an Italian magazine called Internazionale (I write in English, they translate). It’s a culturally aware audience with an interest in design, but not much specialist knowledge. So the columns may be a little basic for readers of this blog, but hopefully the length (a haiku-like 200 words) will prevent anyone being bored. Here’s the first one… Read the rest of this entry »

Beautiful paper typography…

December 8th, 2008

…in today’s G2. By Yulia Brodskaya, commissioned by G2 art director Richard Turley. Amazing


July 15th, 2008

I was one of two foreign judges at the Russian Newspaper Design Competition in Moscow at the weekend. Read the rest of this entry »


April 29th, 2008

Fascinating post at Hoefler & Fere-Jones about the ampersand. As you can see, I’m a big fan…

Letting go

April 24th, 2008

It’s always difficult when your children grow up and go out to make their own way in the world. There are many years to go before my real-life children are ready for that, but another of my babies has struck out on its own – Guardian Egyptian is now available for licensing. Read the rest of this entry »