The signage design for Carlsbad, New Mexico, an underground site to be sealed until the year 12,000 AD, is a genuine matter of life and death. In 1999 the US Department of Energy commissioned a ...
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The subject of Eric Kindel’s article ‘Worlds of moiré’ (Eye no. 52 vol. 13) is of great interest and importance for graphic design and the art of the twentieth century. I would like to bring to your ...
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Andrzej Klimowski is obsessed with eyes, faces, hands, angels and devils. He is one of Britain’s most haunting image-makers As the history of graphic design repeatedly demonstrates, the émigré ...
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Working in the crash-prone pre-history of multimedia, Post Tool has a brand of graphic design that is closer to televsion The two founders of Post Tool are not sure whether the term “graphic design” ...
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Matter, a small design and homewares store in Brooklyn, has a logo that is able to change so that, according to Jamie Gray, the store owner, it will always ‘reflect the times’. Right now this ...
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‘Radical modernism is my reaffirmation of the idealistic roots of our modernity, adjusted to include more of our diverse cultures’ Dan Friedman was born in Cleveland, Ohio in 1945. He received his ...
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With his ‘livre objets’ for the French book clubs, Pierre Faucheux invented a new genre Pierre Faucheux is the single most important figure in French graphic design after Cassandre. His place could be ...
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The back-stories, informed by trends, cults, philosophies and nationhood Not every typeface is transparent, not all typography recedes; certain types symbolise philosophies and ideologies, some ...
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Long undervalued as a poor relation of art and design, craft is central once more. Essay by David Crow During my student days in Manchester, there was a deep rivalry between students of design and ...
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‘I am nervous about ideologies, whether it’s the ideology of business or the ideology of Bolshevism. I get nervous in the presence of absolute certainty’ Milton Glaser: The most important change is ...
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A generation before home computers, Letraset’s dry transfer lettering made desktop typography possible – and gave a small group of type designers new insights into letterform construction through the ...
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For George Hardie, illustration is a problem-solving process: collecting looking and drawing with exactitude At a dinner party some years ago a fellow guest asked George Hardie what he did for a ...
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