Hyphen Press


Background to our publications.

Remembering Gerrit Noordzij

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Robin Kinross / 2022.05.06

Gerrit died a few weeks ago, aged 90. Even more than most human beings, he was complex. He was simple, sophisticated, dogmatic, open, authoritative, anti-authoritarian, inquiring, certain, proud, humble, unpretentious, masterly, amateur. I did not know him well, but did encounter and engage with him and his work over many years. Read more

‘This is one of the best books on graphic design ever’

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We agree with Michael Bierut, a serious reader and judge of graphic design books. He made this comment yesterday on the Instagram feed of Adrian Shaughnessy (another serious reader and judge of graphic design books). Earlier, in November 2019, Bierut had praised this book in a Design Observer podcast, rightly pointing to its special flavour as both design scholarship and design journalism. ‘It is just enthralling’, he said. In the podcast, Bierut tells how he found the book by personal recommendation – which is how so many books are sold and bought. Read more

On George Mackie and his work

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Robin Kinross / 2021.01.11

An appreciation of the work of the artist-designer George Mackie (1920–2020) Read more

Shipping orders to the USA


Following the recent sharp increase in prices for sending packets by airmail from the UK to the USA, we will ship lower value packets to the USA with surface mail. For orders with a value of £80 and over, we will use a courier.

Sales from this website: new


After a long break during the period of lockdown, we are now able to sell books and music CDs from this website.

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