Magazines

7 May 2012

Gonzo graphic design

Gonzo graphic design

robert newman

America’s ‘altweeklies’ are a hotbed of zero-budget cover art direction.
‘The alternative weekly newspapers of the United States are a hotbed of creative cover design,’ writes Robert Newman in Eye 82. ‘The historical descendants of the underground papers of the 1960s, these papers are tabloid-sized and distributed free in cities big and small across the country.

3 May 2012

Break out of the cloisters

Break out of the cloisters

jessica jenkins

Explore ‘Socialist Modernity’ at a forthcoming RCA symposium
Venture outside the world of blogs and back-slapping designer conferences, writes Jessica Jenkins. Everyday academic life needs your voices.

13 April 2012

Noted #34

Noted #34

noted

Visualising city density, a magazine about Web design and magpie minds
Links and things …

11 April 2012

A tasty spread

A tasty spread

the events department

Looking ahead to the Facing Pages festival of indie magazines in Arnhem.
Next week, the ‘Facing Pages’ festival in Arnhem provides an opportunity to take part in three days of magazine-related events, ‘crowd-sourced’ exhibitions, workshops, parties and talks, from Fri 20 April to Sun 22 April 2012.

23 March 2012

Tiger economy

Tiger economy

the events department

A few images from ‘Making Magazines 2012’ at St Bride Library on 16 March
We all had a great time at the sold-out ‘Making Magazines 2012’ conference, held at St Bride Library on Friday 16 March. Here are some images from the day.

15 March 2012

Noted #32

Noted #32

Conference survival tactics, tales of Hofmann, bus tickets, Pelicans & Arc
Here are some links to things (and Things) that have caught the attention of the Eye team over the past week or so.

12 March 2012

Look for the purple lining

Look for the purple lining

catherine griffiths

Catherine Griffiths on another link between fashion and photography.
As a graphic designer in the late 1980s, working my career in London, I used my first ‘real’ camera, a Ricoh SLR, to take fashion snaps that pitched fellow designer Fiona Fry and me into a ‘Best Dressed Designer Awards’ feature in Design Week (December 1990), writes Catherine Griffiths.

7 March 2012

Racism revisited

Racism revisited

Mexico’s advertisers can’t escape their obsession with unfeasible whiteness
Regular Eye readers may remember a thematically diverse series of articles from Mexico that I’ve written over the past few years, writes Daoud Sarhandi.

2 March 2012

Other Londons, other maps

Other Londons, other maps

davey spens, the magazine department

For its next issue, Boat will explore the capital’s complexity and diversity
Boat magazine is a simple idea, writes creative director Davey Spens. Twice a year we pick up our studio and relocate to a city for a month, inviting writers, photographers and illustrators out with us to create a publication.

29 February 2012

All about photography

All about photography

On Eve Arnold’s centenary, a powerful photojournalism retrospective
In our ‘celebrity-obsessed’ times there is a danger that Eve Arnold will be remembered solely as a ‘celebrity photographer’ writes Alex Cameron.
 
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