23 March 2010
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.
Eye 75, Spring 2010, is this year’s typography special, featuring illustrative type and lettering, calligraphy, type on the Web, a Reputations interview with Fedra designer Peter Biľak (above) and a profile of Anthony Burrill (below). See the full contents list on the Eye site.
You can buy a copy of Eye 75 right now by contacting the Eye shop online or by phone, +44 (0)845 456 7757.
Also in the issue: Rick Poynor appraises SpaceCollective in his regular Critique and ‘They work with words’ (opening spread, below) features exclusive spreads from three guest practices: Fraser Muggeridge studio; Modern Toss (who contribute ‘Jon & Mick’s Typography Laugh-In’); and OK-RM.
And there are features about the new wave of illustrative typography and lettering: ‘Make each letter speak out loud’ (see work by Jessica Hische, above) and calligraphers Carl Kurtz and Susan Skarsgård (below).
The Uncoated section is packed with reviews and opinions, and in ‘End of default’, Eye art director Simon Esterson and designer Jay Prynne look at the changes taking place in type and typography for the Web. Eye Education section looks at motion typography from Gail Anderson’s class at the SVA in New York (below).
Eye, the international review of graphic design, is a quarterly journal you can read like a magazine and collect like a book. It’s available from all good design bookshops and at the online Eye shop, where you can order subscriptions, single issues and classic collections of themed back issues.