Critique

 

Critique is the regular Eye column by Rick Poynor.

 
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? Critique by Rick Poynor

 
Porn?

Porn?

Rick Poynor

Can sexual image-making escape the stigma of porn? Critique by Rick Poynor

 
Bound by mobility

Bound by mobility

Cellphone users: free as the breeze or caught in a network? Critique by Rick Poynor

 
A new ‘flag’?

A new ‘flag’?

Rick Poynor

Hold the front page! Rem Koolhaas devises a ‘bar code’ for Europe. Critique by Rick Poynor

 
From covers to content

From covers to content

Chip Kidd’s first novel may be the first novel about graphic design. Critique by Rick Poynor

 

Unclassifiable book

Rick Poynor

The New Sins consigns graphic designers to the upper levels of hell. Critique by Rick Poynor

 
Postcards from the edge

Postcards from the edge

Rick Poynor

The ‘unpatriotic’ Sphere caught US designers at the worst moment. Critique by Rick Poynor

 
Vanishing point

Vanishing point

Rick Poynor

A slender idea is inflated to attention-grabbing proportions. Critique by Rick Poynor

 
A symbol returns to its true colours

A symbol returns to its true colours

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

Rick Poynor

Has Penguin lost its touch? Though its original identity came from pairing strong images with a shrewd…

 
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