Hamish Muir is art director of Outcast Editions, a new independent publishing company specializing in high quality, interactive digital books. He currently combines work as a graphic design consultant specialising in editorial, information and systems design with teaching at the London College of Communication. Hamish cofounded the design practice 8vo in 1985 and was co-editor of the international journal of typography ‘Octavo’. The 2005 Lars Müller publication ‘8vo: On the outside’, documents the studio’s influential work. Hamish is a member of the Alliance Graphique Internationale.