Will Holder (designer)

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Will Holder (born 1969 in Hatfield, Hertfordshire)is an English typographer based in Glasgow. Holder explores the organisation of language around artworks, through printed matter, live readings and dialogues with other artists. He is editor of F.R.DAVID, a journal concerned with reading and writing in the arts.

In May 2009 Holder co-curated TalkShow (with Richard Birkett) at the ICA, London.[1] Together with Alex Waterman, he edited and typeset operatic scores for Yes, But Is It Edible?, the music of Robert Ashley, for two or more voices.[2] During 2015–2016, Holder is exhibiting in the touring British Art Show 8.[3] In 2015 He received a Paul Hamlyn Award for Artists.[4]


  • David Osbaldeston, Inflection Sandwich[5]
  • Chris Evans, Goofy Audit[6]
  • Falke Pisano, Figures of Speech[7]
  • For the Blind Man in the Dark Room Looking for the Black Cat that isn't there[8]
  • Otolith Group, A Long Time Between Suns[9]
  • Jaki Irvine, The Square Root of Minus One is Plus or Minus i[10]
  • Ryan Gander, Intellectual Colours[11]


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