Design education

16 June 2011

Letter to Jane

Letter to Jane

alan baines

Graphic Design course director Alan Baines writes to the CSM bosses.
The student protests at University of the Arts, Central Saint Martins (CSM) have highlighted problems with the college’s move to a new site at King’s Cross (KX)  and the relocation of certain print facilities to the Byam Shaw building in Archway, three miles north of the new campus.

9 June 2011

Bliss in that evening to be alive

Bliss in that evening to be alive

lucienne roberts, rebecca wright

The founders of GraphicDesign& describe their inaugural event.
It’s strange that graphic designers rarely seem to talk about one of the most interesting aspects of the job – that it involves working with and learning about so many other areas and disciplines beyond graphic design, write Rebecca Wright and Lucienne Roberts. We founded GraphicDesign& to foreground the relationship between graphic design and the extraordinarily wide range of subjects to which it connects.

1 June 2011

The timelessness of craft

The timelessness of craft

john warwicker

Karel Martens and OASE on show at the Narrows in Melbourne
As founder of Werkplaats Typografie, the two-year masters programme at ArtEZ Institute of the Arts, and designer of the Dutch architectural journal OASE, Karel Martens is one of the most influential and well respected graphic designers of the past few decades, writes John Warwicker.

24 May 2011

Type Tuesday

Type Tuesday

type tuesday

Faith in asymmetry. John D. Berry on Jan Tschichold and Active Literature
What makes Jan Tschichold so interesting is not his theories but his practice. None of his dogmatic theories would matter much, writes John D. Berry , if he hadn’t been a superb typographer.

12 May 2011

Look behind you

Look behind you

jim aulich

Graphic Design: History in the Making at St Bride Library
Conceived by Sara De Bondt and Catherine de Smet, the one-day conference ‘Graphic Design: History in the Making’ was organised in conjunction with the Royal College of Art, the Ecole des Beaux-Arts de Rennes and the Design History Society, writes Jim Aulich.

28 April 2011

4-colour protest.

4-colour protest.

alexander ecob

Proposed print-room relocation provokes a graphic reaction at CSM
‘93 Days to go!’ proclaims the home page of Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design. However this excitement is not shared by all writes Alexander Ecob, as many staff and students watch the countdown with trepidation.

7 April 2011

Get real. Go!

Get real. Go!

steven mccarthy

Steven McCarthy wonders why US graphic designers don’t get out much
Where are the Americans? Why do international design conferences have such a low turn-out from United States scholars and educators?

15 March 2011

Doing the right thing

Doing the right thing

john ridpath, the events department

UCL seminar to discuss the ethics of graphic design
Back in the summer of 1994, Andrew Howard reminded Eye readers of ‘First Things First’, the 1964 manifesto issued by British designer Ken Garland and a group of twenty-one colleagues (see ‘There is such a thing as society’, Eye 13). Garland et al called for fellow designers to reject the lure of advertising’s filthy lucre in favour of socially useful graphic design.

10 March 2011

Entente cordiale

Entente cordiale

natalie ferris

A pre-Chaumont RCA show juxtaposes cross-Channel poster art
Posters shout, jostle, and cajole. They blister every surface from bedroom wall to tube-train, from the streets of Manchester to Marseille, writes Natalie Ferris. The exhibition, ‘British Posters / Affiche Françaises’, held briefly at the Royal College of Art from earlier this month, provided a witty moment of reflection.

3 February 2011

And more again

And more again

eye editors

Information design and graphics in Eye 78, our biggest ever issue
It has been printed, packaged and delivered to subscribers and bookshops all over the world. But if you haven’t seen it yet, here’s a taste of what to look forward to in Eye 78, our biggest ever issue.
 
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