Magazines

1 December 2011

Ghosts and spirits

Ghosts and spirits

the events department

The uncanny side of Charles Dickens, elaborately illustrated
Mention ghosts and Charles Dickens, and most people’s thoughts will turn to A Christmas Carol, and the ghosts of Christmas Past, Present a Yet to Come.

30 November 2011

Noted #21

Noted #21

noted

Hebrew letters, famine posters, IBM typewriter ads and early mag covers
Here are some links to sites that grabbed our attention this week.

21 November 2011

Noted #20

Noted #20

noted

Rian Hughes, CSA, SHOP mag, Back to the Future and a V&A Late with Eye
Here are some links to sites that grabbed our attention and a few forthcoming events this week.

15 November 2011

Type Tuesday

Type Tuesday

alexander ecob, type tuesday

Monotype Grotesque, guest typeface in the new issue of Eye
Every new issue of Eye (since the redesign of Summer 2009) features different ‘guest’ typefaces. Eye 81, the latest edition, employs a twentieth-century classic – Monotype Grotesque.

14 November 2011

The ‘Ziggy Stardust’ moment

The ‘Ziggy Stardust’ moment

john l. walters

Snapshots of the final annual two-day St Bride conference ‘Critical Tensions’
There was a ‘Ziggy Stardust’ moment right at the end of  last week’s ‘Critical Tensions’ conference at St Bride Library in London, writes Eye editor John L. Walters, when co-organiser Rob Banham announced that this tenth annual conference was also the final one. There will be more talks and one-day events, but no more two-day ones.

4 November 2011

Noted #18

Noted #18

noted

Magazine covers, fashion illustration and the world’s worst fonts
More links to sites, articles and other things that grabbed our attention over the past week or so.

3 November 2011

From flat plan to flat pack

From flat plan to flat pack

the promotion department

Eye 81, the ‘designers and clients’ special issue, on your doorstep.
The new Eye has been commissioned, written, edited, laid out, flat-planned, repro’d, printed,  and bound.

30 October 2011

Noted #17

Noted #17

noted

Type games, bendy covers, journals and Charles Eames in conversation
More links to sites, articles and other things that grabbed our attention over the past week or so.

18 October 2011

Type Tuesday

Type Tuesday

john l. walters, type tuesday

Matthew Carter’s timeless typographic masthead for Private Eye magazine
Tony Rushton has been art director of satirical magazine Private Eye for 49 of its 50 years. The fortnightly is celebrating its half-century with a small, free exhibition in two rooms at the Victoria & Albert museum.

12 October 2011

Significant others

Significant others

anne-marie conway

Steven Heller invites designers to come clean about their graphic passions
Steven Heller loves design, but he’s quick to admit it’s ‘not a monogamous relationship’, writes Anne-Marie Conway.
 
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