14 January 2016

Warning cries

Warning cries

Clare Walters

Paul Rennie casts new light on RoSPA’s safety posters. Review of Safety First by Clare Walters
The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) employed many of the best designers of the twentieth century to make its safety posters.

7 January 2016

More design for eating

More design for eating

Eye editors

Menu Design in America looks back at more than a century of visual and culinary history
There is something very satisfying about a menu. Whether it be the cutout of a pig just before delving into a pulled pork sandwich or a space age diner preparing you for some interstellar fry-up.

31 December 2015

Classic Collections – On and Off the Wall

Classic Collections – On and Off the Wall

Eye editors

A bundle of poster-themed back issues – 38, 46, 51 & 69  
Eye magazine has often covered the changing nature of poster design and its place in the graphic design world.

22 December 2015

Classic Collections – Type and lettering

Classic Collections – Type and lettering

Eye editors

For a limited time, you can buy a bundle of Eye typography issues – at a bargain price
This ‘Type and lettering’ bundle contains issues 37, 45, 50 and 72: all have a special interest in designers and examples of typographic design and lettering forms. Although these issues do not focus solely on type, we have chosen them for what they reveal about the relationships between design, illustration and typography.

18 December 2015

Classic Collections – Storytelling

Classic Collections – Storytelling

Eye editors

For a limited time, you can buy a bundle of themed Eye back issues – at a bargain price
Occasionally you meet someone whose business card says ‘storyteller’ – which might prompt some of us to run to a bar several blocks away – but usually they have the grace to hand over the card with an ironic shrug. As one such person said to us the other day, ‘Yes, Nathan Barley has come true!’

16 December 2015

(Seasonal) Noted #73

(Seasonal) Noted #73

Eye editors

Redstone Press diary; Typodarium, Fedrigoni, Pierluigi Longo and Peter von Freyhold’s calendars; and cards from Dan Adams, Lara Harwood, Lizzie Lomax, Andy Martin and March design agency
Here are some assorted seasonal cards and calendars given by Eye’s friends and family.

11 December 2015

Noted #72

Noted #72

Eye editors

A New Type of Imprint, Hue, Sabor, Recens Paper and Works That Work
Here are a few publications that caught our attention in recent weeks.

4 December 2015

Illustration as anthropology

Illustration as anthropology

Colin Davies

In Assembly Point, a new gallery space in Peckham, eleven illustrators take a critical approach to their practice
This exhibition of contemporary illustrators is a serious affair, writes Colin Davies.

2 December 2015

What we pretend to be

What we pretend to be

Maggie Malone

Pulp fiction, Pussy Riot and The Jungle: art dealer-artist duo The Connor Brothers question our perceptions of reality
London’s Hang-Up Gallery hosted a launch party on 12 November for an exhibition by The Connor Brothers called ‘So It Goes...’, writes Maggie Malone.

29 November 2015

Type Tuesday: Design and time

Type Tuesday: Design and time

Eye editors

See you at St Bride Library at 7pm sharp. DixonBaxi and Kuchar Swara headline the final Type Tuesday of 2015
The final Type Tuesday event of the year has the subject of Design and time, with talks by Kuchar Swara and Dan Capstick of DixonBaxi.
 
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