Photography

1 October 2012

Fashionable chaps

Fashionable chaps

Postcards in the Bodleian’s book Menswear permit us to gaze at fashionable males of another era, decked out in smart suits and sportswear.
A remarkable collection of besuited individuals turned up to Huntsman, a gentleman's tailor in Savile Row, for the launch of Menswear.

20 September 2012

The unflinching eye

The unflinching eye

alex cameron

A powerful new photography exhibition at the Barbican brings an earlier world of change and violence to vivid life.
More than 400 works, by twelve celebrated international photographers in a British institution such as the Barbican, speaks volumes of the perceived artistic legitimacy of photography’s position in contemporary culture, writes Alex Cameron.

4 September 2012

Newsprint appetiser

Newsprint appetiser

sarah snaith

Current food trends meet photography and art direction in Ico’s giveaway foodie mag
Last month, London agency Ico Design published the first edition of Taste, a newsprint publication that expressed the consultancy’s growing interest in the future of food, writes Sarah Snaith.

15 August 2012

Creative countdown

Creative countdown

Paul Smith, Giles Duley, GTF and Quentin Jones head the line-up for Here 2012, 21 September
How does a wannabe racing cyclist from Nottingham become one of the foremost creative figures of his generation, a global fashion name with a particularly English aesthetic? ‘Here 2012’, the September symposium curated by It’s Nice That, promises a unique – and amusing – insight into the mind that launched a thousand suits, their (informal) mentor Sir Paul Smith.

26 July 2012

The Olympic press gang

The Olympic press gang

Editorial designers get into the fast lane to deliver print for the Games
One big, but largely unsung design challenge of the 2012 Olympic Games has been the print production and design of 55 different publications, from the 196-page, perfect-bound Official Programme to an Olympics daily, the first of which is due to roll off the presses early on Saturday morning, writes John L. Walters.

22 July 2012

Noted #40

Noted #40

Typecache, marginal Brazil, mags with letters, Malick Sidibé’s studio
Here are a few more links that caught our attention in recent days.

9 July 2012

Every which way

Every which way

Abbott Miller’s iPad app gives a new framework to contemporary dance
Fifth Wall, an iPad app designed by Abbott Miller for 2wice Arts Foundation, presents an enticing new platform for the performing arts, writes Sarah Snaith.

14 June 2012

Noted #38

Noted #38

noted

Details, webfonts, operatic Len Lye, torn posters and Olympic variations
Here are some links to things that have caught the attention of the Eye team over the past week or so.

6 June 2012

You’re never alone …

You’re never alone …

camilla grey

… with a smartphone, says Camilla Grey. But how smart is that?
Being alone is part of the human experience, writes Camilla Grey. As Dr. Seuss wrote in The Places You’ll Go:

31 May 2012

Lost and found

Lost and found

liz farrelly

The Pop-tastic Mr Edwards turns old images and type into collectable zines.
Expat Mister Edwards, still of the parish of Sydney, Australia, has been exploring the term ‘Pop’ via a series of zines, writes Liz Farrelly. So far Pop Gun, Pop Corn, Pop Sox and Pop Tarts (below) have hit the top shelf.
 
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