Issue #2 of Sociotype Journal, titled 'Makeshift', is an investigation of old things made new and new things made weird; a celebration of ingenuity on the hoof and ad hoc creativity under extraordinary circumstances. Featuring twelve essays, seven image-led articles and a twenty four page technical type specimen. All typeset entirely in our very own Rework.
Join us as we dig deep into the underground world of hobby tunnelling with the Mole Man of Hackney and go vert skating with Alvar Aalto. Come wander cowpaths of desire, shotcrete-encrusted mountainscapes, and the improvised landscapes of civil unrest. With Gorpcore upcycling, kintsugi-style vehicle repair, amateur conservation and serial art vandalism, we’ll look for life in the wreckage and new meaning amid the rubble.
Issue #2 was awarded a graphite pencil for best independent magazine design at the 2023 D&AD Awards. Read more about Sociotype Journal 2 at The Brand Identity.