Critique

 

Critique is the regular Eye column by Rick Poynor.

 
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

 

You can judge a cover by its book (39)

Rick Poynor

The latest Penguin cover designs smell of empty marketing

 

Blank Generation (38)

Rick Poynor

The glossy enigma of digital supergirls

 
The future is ours to see (37)

The future is ours to see (37)

Rick Poynor

BBH's Barnardo's campaign communicates with a force rarely seen in charity advertising

 
Empire of spin

Empire of spin

Rick Poynor

An 'official' website tries to get to grips with contemporary culture

 
Invasion of the issue-snatchers (35)

Invasion of the issue-snatchers (35)

Rick Poynor

A disturbing 'campaign' by a clothing manufacturer blurs the line between editorial and advertising

 
Anti-advertising shows its teeth (34)

Anti-advertising shows its teeth (34)

Rick Poynor

The media became squeamish when confronted with a gory anti-burger ad. Who are they trying to protect?

 
Erotic portfolio or ‘artcore’ porn?

Erotic portfolio or ‘artcore’ porn?

Rick Poynor

While pornography invades the mainstream, a glossy magazine treats sexual imagery with unashamed delight

 
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