Thursday, 10:00am
3 June 2021

Come to the Eye 101 launch

Please join Anette Lenz, Mario Eskenazi, Jim Sutherland & Elizabeth Resnick next Tuesday 8 June to celebrate Eye’s latest issue

The next Type Tuesday is a virtual launch party, designed to celebrate the publication of the latest edition of Eye, writes editor John Walters.

And we are thrilled to have four guests – Anette Lenz (France), Mario Eskenazi (Spain), Jim Sutherland (UK) and Elizabeth Resnick (USA) – whose work is featured in Eye 101. The tickets for this Zoom event – which you can buy via Eventbrite – cost a mere £5 (£3 for concessions) and the proceeds support the St Bride Foundation.

Anette Lenz. Portrait by Waldo Lenz.
Top. Part of Eye 101 cover featuring details of work by Jacqueline Casey (‘Intimate Architecture’ poster with image by Robert Mapplethorpe).
Anette Lenz (Le Phare), Studio Sutherland (Start-rite ‘twins’ redrawn by Rebecca Sutherland) and Mario Eskenazi (Barcelona pel Medi Ambient).

Anette Lenz. Portrait by Waldo Lenz.

Jan Middendorp’s ‘Poetic rhetoric in the public realm’ is a profile of Anette Lenz, including many of Anette’s posters for clients such as Le Phare in Le Havre, Le Nouveau Relax in Chaumont and L’Onde in Paris.

Poster designed by Anette Lenz for the 2016 Pharenheit Festival de Danse, Le Havre, France. Photo by Virgile Laguin.

Poster designed by Anette Lenz for the 2016 Pharenheit Festival de Danse at Le Phare, Le Havre, France. Photograph by Virgile Laguin.

Detail of Mario Eskenazi portrait by Adriana Eskenazi / Elena Claverol, 2021.

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The Reputations interview with Mario Eskenazi (written by the late Sarah Snaith), covers many of Mario’s projects for a broad range of clients: from restaurants, to publishers, to Barcelona’s public transport system TMB.

Colour-coded monthly bus guides for the TMB, 2013, based on four modules used to create a pattern that depicts the map of central Barcelona. Designers: Eskenazi and Dani Rubio.

Colour-coded monthly bus guides for  the TMB, 2013. Designers: Eskenazi and Dani Rubio.

Detail of portrait of Jim Sutherland by Philip Sayer.

Jim Sutherland [Square crop]. Portrait by Philip Sayer.

Jim Sutherland (Studio Sutherl&) will be beaming in from South London to talk about a few of the projects covered in Simon Esterson’s extensive feature about his work.

Studio Sutherl&’s identity system for London arts venue Kings Place, generated by sound waves. Designer: Rosey Trickett. Strategy: Jo Marsh, Winster Marsh. Software engineer / Digital media artist. Joe Pochciol.

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Photobooth self-portrait of Jacqueline S. Casey (right) with her former MassArt classmate and MIT colleague Muriel Cooper in Boston, Massachusetts, early 1960s. Muriel R. Cooper Collection, courtesy of Massachusetts College of Art and Design Archives.

Photobooth self-portrait [square crop] of Jacqueline S. Casey (right) with her former MassArt classmate and MIT colleague Muriel Cooper in Boston, Massachusetts, early 1960s. Muriel R. Cooper Collection, courtesy of Massachusetts College of Art and Design

Professor Elizabeth Resnick will show Jacqueline Casey’s early work for Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Office of Publications (where she learned graphic design from Muriel Cooper by doing summer session catalogue covers) and how this work was directly inspired by Thérèse Moll's visit to MIT in 1959. See Elizabeth’s articles ‘Science and design’ in Eye 101 and ‘The enigma of Thérèse Moll’ in Eye 98.

One of Casey’s poster designs for ‘MIT Open House’, 1974. 559 x 432mm.

One of two poster designs – black on red background and vice-versa – for ‘MIT Open House’, 1974. 559 x 432mm.

Thérèse Moll ca. 1953. Detail of photograph by Karl Gerstner. Courtesy of the Karl Gerstner Archive.

Thérèse Moll circa 1953. Photograph by Karl Gerstner [square crop]. Courtesy of the Karl Gerstner Archive.

Thérèse Moll’s design for a Secticon prospectus cover, Switzerland, 1960-61.

Prospectus cover for Secticon, 1960-61. Le Porte-Échappement Universel S. A., La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland. [trim]

The Eye 101 launch event starts at 6.30pm BST (7.30pm CEST, 1.30pm EDT). You can buy tickets via Eventbrite, and all proceeds from this Type Tuesday will be donated to support the St Bride Foundation, where we regularly hold our ‘real life’ events. Be there!

Anette Lenz’s design for an event brochure for Musée des Arts Décoratifs (MAD), Louvre, 2015, using the typeface Coline (A is for Fonts), designed by Émilie Rigaud. Lenz changes the typefaces each quarter, and includes information about her choices in the brochure. See Jan Middendorp’s article in Eye 101.

Musée des Arts Décoratifs (MAD), Louvre, 2015, Coline (A is for Fonts), designed by Émilie Rigaud.

John L. Walters, editor of Eye, London

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