New Media

15 April 2012

Gumballs in Philadelphia

Gumballs in Philadelphia

joan k. smith

Joan K. Smith reviews The Happy Show’s mix of art, design and science
So I didn’t eat one of the chocolates, or chew one of the happiness-rated yellow gumballs, writes Joan K. Smith. I most certainly didn’t ‘Do a booty dance in front of the spider web’ as my wall-dispensed card advised (below).

11 April 2012

A tasty spread

A tasty spread

the events department

Looking ahead to the Facing Pages festival of indie magazines in Arnhem.
Next week, the ‘Facing Pages’ festival in Arnhem provides an opportunity to take part in three days of magazine-related events, ‘crowd-sourced’ exhibitions, workshops, parties and talks, from Fri 20 April to Sun 22 April 2012.

27 March 2012

Type Tuesday

Type Tuesday

robin kinross, type tuesday

Eye maps the landscape of digital typography … in 1992
This week we take a look at Eye no. 7 vol. 2, a typography special issue.

5 March 2012

Bells, book and blessings

Bells, book and blessings

john l. walters

Readers flock to Christ Church to celebrate the launch of Spitalfields Life
On Friday night I was invited to a book launch that was unlike any publishing event I’ve ever attended, writes John L. Walters.

17 February 2012

Making Magazines 2012, 16 March

Making Magazines 2012, 16 March

the events department

Magaholics’ field day spans print, digital, indie, mainstream …
Exactly four weeks from today there will be a one-day magazine conference at St Bride Library in London, organised by Jeremy Leslie (of magCulture) and our own Simon Esterson.

31 January 2012

Type Tuesday

Type Tuesday

type tuesday

From sci-fi to Dickens: onscreen, animated typography by Momoco
In Eye 80, Anne-Marie Conway wrote about Momoco’s way with on-screen typography (see ‘Credits where due’).

27 January 2012

Greece, 2022

Greece, 2022

john ridpath

Athenian designers reflect on how they might shape their country’s future
When I visited Athens in February 2010, the Greek government’s spiralling debt crisis was just beginning, writes John Ridpath.

27 January 2012

Higher ground

Higher ground

noel douglas

Occupy Design is an opportunity to change design, and design for change.
We invited Noel Douglas, one of the organisers of ‘This Space Is Not For Hire’ to explain the thinking behind this two-day workshop at the Rag Factory in the last weekend of January.

26 January 2012

One day, all this will be ours

One day, all this will be ours

john l. walters

Getting ready for the hyperbolic new Design Museum in Albertopolis.
The new Design Museum, slated to open in 2014, is cause for celebration in London’s design community, writes John L. Walters.

23 January 2012

Noted #27

Noted #27

noted

Generative type, wartime poster app, Lucid’s pink ‘paper’ and Paula’s maps
Below are some more links and ideas that caught our attention over the past few weeks.
 
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