Illustration

25 August 2011

Visualising thought

Visualising thought

the events department

German exhibition explores mankind’s images of the mind
If you pass by Dresden before the end of October, be sure to pay a visit to the Deutsches Hygiene-Museum. Until 30 October 2011, the museum hosts ‘Images of the mind in art and science’: a varied exhibition featuring the human mind as a visual phenomenon.

24 August 2011

Toilet humour

Toilet humour

eye editors

Modern Toss graphics for Brighton and Hove Albion’s new stadium
Visit the new American Express Community Stadium, home ground of Brighton & Hove Albion FC, and you might spot some Modern Toss graphics on your way to the toilet.

19 August 2011

Noted #7

Noted #7

noted

Stolen logos, non-printed type and curing internet fears
More links to sites, articles and interviews that grabbedour attention this week.

11 August 2011

Escher meets Isotype?

Escher meets Isotype?

eye editors, john l. walters

Danae Diaz and Patricia Luna animate Brandt Brauer Frick
Writing about ‘organic techno’ trio Brandt Brauer Frick for the Guardian last week, Eye editor John L. Walters discussed the illustration and animation designed to accompany their music.

31 July 2011

Noted #4

Noted #4

noted

Branding the cosmos, road-trips, crowdsourcing and the type of life
More links to sites, articles and interviews that grabbed our attention this week.

29 July 2011

Visual sonata

Visual sonata

john l. walters

The Quay Brothers create an intimate spectacle for Bartók and beyond.
Film-makers might spend a lot of time and effort trying to make a set look as dilapidated as Wilton’s Music Hall, the once-disreputable Victorian (built in 1858) venue in Wapping, writes John L. Walters.

24 July 2011

On the cover of Eye 80

On the cover of Eye 80

simon esterson

Foil wireframe shows the skeleton beneath the digital skin
The cover of Eye 80 features a detail of one of the 10,000 generative illustrations that designers Field created for the digital papers swatch art directed by SEA for paper merchant GF Smith, writes Eye art director Simon Esterson (see ‘10,000 one offs’).

20 July 2011

Historical digital #1

Historical digital #1

historical digital

Digital craft. A new wave reasserts the primacy of skills and knowhow
In ‘Magic box’ (Eye 70), David Crow argues: ‘In a world where ideas are the prime currency and craft skills can be hired, craft and “concept” are seen as mutually exclusive … A valuable area of creative process risks being overlooked.’

15 July 2011

Noted #2

Noted #2

noted

Webfonts, family snaps, stained glass, data and design’s missing women
Here are a few links to sites, articles and exhibitions that piqued our interest this week.

6 July 2011

Permutations in colour

Permutations in colour

eric kindel

Exploring the dramatic possibilities and problems of overprinting
Since 2007, final year BA students in the Department of Typography & Graphic Communication, University of Reading, have been able to select a module called ‘Design and creative print production’, writes Eric Kindel.
 
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