Critique

 

Critique is the regular Eye column 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

The latest Penguin cover designs smell of empty marketing. Critique by Rick Poynor

 

Blank Generation

Rick Poynor

The glossy enigma of digital supergirls. Critique by Rick Poynor

 
The future is ours to see

The future is ours to see

Rick Poynor

BBH’s Barnardo’s campaign communicates with a force rarely seen in charity advertising. Critique by Rick…

 
Empire of spin

Empire of spin

Rick Poynor

An ‘official’ website tries to get to grips with contemporary culture. Critique by Rick Poynor

 
Invasion of the issue-snatchers

Invasion of the issue-snatchers

Rick Poynor

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

 
Anti-advertising shows its teeth

Anti-advertising shows its teeth

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…

 
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