Critique

 

Critique is the regular Eye column by Rick Poynor.

 
Instant content

Instant content

Rick Poynor

Design is Kinky is a graphic design website that's high on content, low on critical awareness. It's a hit!…

 
The frontiers of ad space

The frontiers of ad space

Is playing advertisers at their own game a good way to keep them in check?

 
Porn? (45)

Porn? (45)

Rick Poynor

Can sexual image-making escape the stigma of porn?

 
Bound by mobility

Bound by mobility

Cellphone users: free as the breeze or caught in a network?

 
A new ‘flag’?

A new ‘flag’?

Rick Poynor

Hold the front page! Rem Koolhaas devises a ‘bar code’ for Europe

 
From covers to content

From covers to content

Chip Kidd's first novel may be the first novel about graphic design

 

Unclassifiable book (43)

Rick Poynor

The New Sins consigns graphic designers to the upper levels of hell

 
Postcards from the edge

Postcards from the edge

Rick Poynor

The ‘unpatriotic’ Sphere caught US designers at the worst moment

 
Vanishing point (41)

Vanishing point (41)

Rick Poynor

A slender idea is inflated to attention-grabbing proportions

 
A symbol returns to its true colours (40)

A symbol returns to its true colours (40)

Rick Poynor

After 40 years of use and abuse, Alberto Korda's picture of Che retains its symbolic power and presence

 
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