New Media

14 September 2010

When Harry IM-ed Sally

When Harry IM-ed Sally

camilla grey

Camilla Grey looks at modern love in the online ether
Tweeps, friends, followers, subscribers, buddies – in this socially networked world there is seemingly no end to the connections we can make across an exhaustive range of platforms, writes Camilla Grey. But what does it all really add up to?

18 August 2010

Up the ante

Up the ante

john ridpath

Should we take the Anti Design Festival as seriously as the LDF?
It’s not entirely clear whether the manifesto for the Anti Design Festival should be taken as a work of satirical mischief or a genuine rant about the state of design, writes John Ridpath.

17 August 2010

Offset 2010

Offset 2010

bren byrne, the events department

‘There’s a black cloud over the economy ... we’re a beacon of hope’
Designers will be descending on Dublin twice over the next two months. First up is AtypI 2000: The Word (8 > 12 September), and a few weeks later the Irish capital will host this year’s OFFSET (1 > 3 October). Both are shaping up to be impressive events, and Eye caught up with Bren Byrne, director of OFFSET, to hear more about his conference.

6 August 2010

Cage unbound

Cage unbound

the events department

From watercolours at the Baltic to Water Walk on a quiz show
According to Schoenberg, John Cage (1912-1992) wasn’t a composer, but ‘an inventor – of genius.’ Cage was also a visual artist and printmaker, and his scores are wonderful visual artefacts, too, see ‘Sound, code, image’ in Eye 26.

22 July 2010

Flip fantasia

Flip fantasia

the technology department

Flipboard transforms your Tweets into an impromptu trade journal
People have been getting very excited about the free iPAd app Flipboard, which turns gobbets of social media into magazine-like pages: pictures and text.

16 June 2010

Electro-Library dreams

Electro-Library dreams

barrie tullett

‘Will the new El Lissitzky please stand up?’ demands Barrie Tullet
First published in Merz No. 4, July 1923, Lissitzky’s manifesto has come of age, writes Barrie Tullett of the Caseroom Press.

1 June 2010

Veronika Burian and TypeTogether

Veronika Burian and TypeTogether

How we learned to stop worrying about pirates and love type on the Web
Veronika Burian and José Scaglione launched their independent type foundry TypeTogether in 2006. Eye’s Simon Esterson asked Burian about her experiences with Typekit and her views on online typography in general.

25 April 2010

New Aussie anthems

New Aussie anthems

the technology department

‘And he leveraged his assets as he sat and liquidated by the billabong’
As part of a project at the Judith Wright Centre for Contemporary Arts in Brisbane, visitors could insert new words into Australia’s national anthems via SMS.

23 March 2010

Eye 75, a typography special

Eye 75, a typography special

Lettering as illustration, calligraphy, type on the Web and much more
The latest issue of Eye has been printed and bound and is now on its way to subscribers and bookshops and magazine retailers around the world. We hope you enjoy it.

4 March 2010

Up in the Cloud?

Up in the Cloud?

john l. walters

Editors and designers huddle together for ‘What’s on your iPad?’
The sold-out ‘What’s On Your iPad’ event, organised jointly by the BSME (British Society of Magazine Editors) and the EDO (Editorial Design Organisation), attracted a broad mix of editors, publishers, designers and art directors, all curious to speculate about what the future might bring, and what their colleagues, rivals, advertisers and publishers might be doing. And where our current jobs might end up, if anywhere.
 
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