Magazines

24 July 2012

Crashing through the type

Crashing through the type

Time magazine infographics by Nigel Holmes, 1970s – infodesign in Eye 82
It was good luck, really, writes Nigel Holmes. Walter Bernard, Time’s art director, was looking for someone to do the magazine’s charts and diagrams when I walked into his New York office in September 1977, during a job-finding visit to the United States.

3 July 2012

Type Tuesday: Reputations

Type Tuesday: Reputations

Commercial Type’s Christian Schwartz & Paul Barnes – interviewed in Eye 82
‘There has been typography on the Web for its entire existence, because there are words, and where there are words there is typography … Some people believe that there is going to be a radical change in the process of reading because of webfonts. Actually, no.’

12 June 2012

Sonorama panorama

Sonorama panorama

john l. walters

A French magazine that put a new light (and spin) on musical multimedia
This June issue of French magazine Sonorama includes reports from the Cannes film festival, writes John L. Walters.

11 June 2012

Out of the box

Out of the box

the events department

Eye magazine curates an ‘archive night’ at St Bride Library in London
On Thursday 28 June 2012 we’re inviting a small panel of designers and writers to present their ‘Desert Island Discs’ selection of items from the vast archive of design, typography and printing history at St Bride Library, near Fleet Street in London.

31 May 2012

Lost and found

Lost and found

liz farrelly

The Pop-tastic Mr Edwards turns old images and type into collectable zines.
Expat Mister Edwards, still of the parish of Sydney, Australia, has been exploring the term ‘Pop’ via a series of zines, writes Liz Farrelly. So far Pop Gun, Pop Corn, Pop Sox and Pop Tarts (below) have hit the top shelf.

20 May 2012

Photo finish

Photo finish

john ridpath

Bike app brings black, cream & red-blooded photo-reportage to the iPad
Following the trend toward towards beautifully designed and illustrated publications for cyclists (see ‘Two wheels good’, my article in Eye 77) comes The Collarbone, a ‘pro-peleton photo-reportage’ journal for the iPad, writes John Ridpath.

8 May 2012

Type Tuesday: space exploration

Type Tuesday: space exploration

gerry leonidas, type tuesday

Some reflections upon typography & layout (and why palettes are evil)
In ‘Lost in flatlands’ in Eye 80, as part of our special ‘20 years of change’ section, Gerry Leonidas asked: ‘Will the next generation of page layout programs give us back our sense of space?’

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
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