to 26 July 2014


Jean Paul Gaultier: Be My Guest
An exhibition of Jean Paul Gaultier’s graphic design work.
Fashion Space Gallery, London College of Fashion, 20 John Prince’s Street, London W1G 0BJ, UK

Above: advertising campaign for the Tribute to Frida Kahlo collection, spring / summer 1998. Illustration by Frédéric Langlais and art direction by Jean Paul Gaultier.

to 31 July 2014

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Century: 100 Years of Type in Design
Exhibition designed by Abbott Miller of Pentagram and produced by Monotype. Tour tickets free, but booking essential via Eventbrite.
AIGA National Design Center, 164 5th Ave, Between 21st and 22nd St, New York, NY 10010, US.

Read ‘C for century’ on the Eye blog.

to 31 July 2014


Yoni Alter: City
Boxpark gallery, 2-10 Bethnal Green Rd., London, E1 6GY, UK



to 3 August 2014


Jeff Wall: Tableaux, Pictures, Photographs, 1996–2013
Stedelijk Museum, Museumplein 10, 1071 DJ Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Above: Jeff Wall, Volunteer, 1996, courtesy of the artist.

to 10 August 2014


Tapas: Spanish Design for Food
Design Exchange, 234 Bay Street, Toronto, Canada M5K 1B2

to 13 August 2014


Graphic Advocacy: International Posters for the Digital Age 2001-2012
ADC Gallery, 106 West 29th Street, New York, NY, United States

to 16 August 2014


Hypothesis for an Exhibition
A project inspired by the work of Italian conceptualist Giulio Paolini.
Dominique Lévy Gallery, 909 Madison Avenue, New York City, United States

Above: Giulio Paolini, Autoritratto (Self-Portrait), 1968.

to 17 August 2014


Close and Far: Russian Photography Now
Calvert 22, 22 Calvert Avenue, London E2 7JP, UK

Above: Olya Ivanova, Anna Alexeevna and Kich Gorodok, 2010.

to 17 August 2014


John Dolan: John and George
The private view (17 July) will include a book launch of Dolan’s autobiography published by Random House. The exhibition proceeds will be donated to The Big Issue Foundation and Battersea Dogs and Cats Home.
Howard Griffin Gallery, 9 Shoreditch High St, London, E1 6HU, UK

to 19 August 2014


Comics Unmasked
Set to be the biggest exhibition of British comics from the recent acquisition of Hanif Kureishi’s personal archive.
Folio Society Gallery, The British Library, 96 Euston Road, London NW1 2DB

Above: Dave Gibbons, Trials of Nasty Tales.

to 24 August 2014

to 24 August 2014


Work and Play Behind the Iron Curtain
GRAD: Gallery for Russian Art and Design, 3-4a Little Portland Street London W1W 7JB UK

Above: ‘It’s Time for a Grand Housewarming’, poster for a 1959 Soviet documentary on the new urban reforms. Courtesy GRAD and Moscow Design Museum.

to 24 August 2014


Surfaces: New Photography from Switzerland
Fotomuseum Winterthur
Grüzenstrasse 45, CH-8400 Winterthur, Switzerland

Above: A.C. Kupper, Classic She-Man, 2003. Collection Fotomuseum Winterthur. © A.C. Kupper

to 25 August 2014

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Designs of The Year 2014
Nominees in graphic design include Chris Ware’s graphic novel Building Stories, David Lane and Marina Tweed’s The Gourmand and Chineasy illustrated by Noma Bar.
Design Museum, 28 Shad Thames, London SE1 2YD, UK

Above: M to M of M/M (Paris) Designed by Graphic Thought Facility is one of the graphic design nominees.

See ‘Duo-tome’ in Eye 85.

to 29 August 2014


Street Art Brazil Project
Rich Mix, 35 - 47 Bethnal Greeen Road, Shoreditch, London, UK

to 31 August 2014

LukeStephenson, Crosby from 99 99s, 2013

Didn’t We Have a Lovely Time…
Photographs of the British seaside by Simon Roberts, Luke Stephenson, Nicholas Hughes, Mike Perry and John Hinde.
The Photographers’ Gallery, 16-18 Ramillies Street, London W1F 7LW

Above: Luke Stephenson, Crosby from 99 99s, 2013.

to 31 August 2014

Robert Adams: The Place We Live
Fotomuseum Winterthur, Grüzenstrasse 44 + 45, CH-8400 Winterthur, Zürich, Switzerland

to 31 August 2014

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The Power of Baked Rolls! – Co-op advertising in 1950s
Virka Gallery, City Hall, Sofiankatu1/ Pohjoisesplanadi 11-13, Helsinki, Finland

Above: Matti Salmi, 1956.

to 31 August 2014


Barbara Kruger
Modern Art Oxford, 30 Pembroke Street, Oxford OX1 1BP

Above: Barbara Kruger, Belief and Doubt, 2012.
Hirshhorn Museum (Lower Level Lobby). © Barbara Kruger.
Courtesy Sprüth Magers Berlin London.

to 6 September 2014


Natasha Law: Put it on Paper
Eleven gallery, 11 Eccleston Street, London SW1W 9LX UK

Above: Natasha Law, Head in the Clouds, 2013.

to 6 September 2014


Colin O’Brien: London Life
Hackney Museum, Ground Floor, Technology And Learning Centre, 1 Reading Lane, London E8 1GQ

See ‘Books received #4’ on the Eye blog.

to 7 September 2014


Munari Polytechnic
Museo del Novecento, 1 Via Marconi, Milan, Italy 20122

Above: Bruno Munari, Xerografia originale, 1966. Courtesy Fondazione J. Vodoz and B.Danese. Photo by Roberto Marossi.

See ‘Milan’s anarchic Modernist’ in Eye 85.

to 7 September 2014


Yorkshire in Yellow
The event is organised by Made North celebrating the Grand Depart of the Tour de France. Designers and studios involved include Anthony Burrill, Alan Kitching and Margaret Calvert, among others.
Part of the Yorkshire Festival and Sheffield Design Week.
Millennium Gallery, Arundel Gate, Sheffield S1 2PP UK

Above: Pete McKee, 2014.

to 14 September 2014


Digital Revolution
An immersive exhibition of art, design, film, music and videogames.
Barbican Centre, Silk Street, London, UK, EC2Y 8DS

to 14 September 2014


Ivan Chermayeff: Cut and Paste
A collage exhibition at the De La Warr Pavilion, designed by Chermayeff’s father Serge Ivan Chermayeff.
De La Warr Pavilion, Marina, Bexhill on Sea, East Sussex TN40 1DP, UK

to 14 September 2014


International Poster Biennale
Wilanów Muzeum Plakatu (Poster Museum), St. Kostki Potockiego 10/16, 02-958 Warsaw, Poland

to 21 September 2014

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Peggy Angus: Designer, Teacher, Painter
Towner, Devonshire Park, College Road, Eastbourne BN21 4JJ, UK

to 28 September 2014


Radical Geometry: Modern Art of South America from the Patricia Phelps de Cisneros Collection
Royal Academy of Arts, Burlington House, Piccadilly, London W1J 0BD

Above: Helio Oiticica, Painting 9, 1959.

to 28 September 2014


Weingart Typography
Museum für Gestaltung Zürich, Ausstellungsstrasse 60, CH-8005 Zürich, Switzerland

Above: Wolfgang Weingart, typographic experiment from ‘Kotzenbuch’, Basel 1972–73. Photo: Umberto Romito.

to 28 September 2014


Here and Elsewhere
An exhibition of contemporary art from and about the Arab world.
New Museum, 235 Bowery, New York, NY 10002

to 1 October 2014


Designing Modern Women, 1890-1990
Includes a display of 1960s psychedelic concert posters by graphic designer Bonnie Maclean, and a selection of posters and graphic material from the punk era. The gallery’s ‘graphics corner’ explores the changing role and visual imagery of The New Woman through a selection of posters created between 1890 and 1938.
Architecture and Design Galleries, third floor, MoMA, 11 West 53 Street  New York, US

Above: Luba Lukova, There Is No Death for the Songs, 1987. The Museum of Modern Art, New York.

to 5 October 2014

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Tall Stories: Five Centuries of Storytelling
Bijzondere Collecties, Oude Turfmarkt 129 1012 GC, Amsterdam

Above: catchpenny print from the collection of collection of Nico Boerma.

to 5 October 2014

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Vorbilder: 150 Jahre Mak Vom Kunstgewerbe Zum Design (Exemplary: 150 Years of The Mak - From Arts And Crafts to Design)
Mak-Ausstellungshalle, Stubenring 5, 1010 Wien, Vienna, Austria

Above: VORBILDER. 150 Jahre MAK: Vom Kunstgewerbe zum Design
MAK-Ausstellungshalle, Mantel (Anterija), Albanien, 2. Hälfte 19. Jh, vor 1893. © MAK/Katrin Wißkirchen


to 10 October 2014


Coming into Fashion: A Century of Photography at Condé Nast
Museum Bellerive, Höschgasse 3, 8008 Zürich, Switzerland

Above: Erwin Blumenfeld, American Vogue, March 1945.

to 12 October 2014

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1914/18 – Bilder von der Grenze / Pictures from the Border
Fotostiftung Schweiz, Grüzenstrasse 45, 8400 Winterthur (Zürich)

Above: Photo postcard, circa 1915, collection Fotostiftung Switzerland.

to 19 October 2014


Shaping a Collection: Five Decades of Gifts
Whitney Museum of American Art, 945 Madison Avenue at 75th Street,
New York, NY 10021

Above: Ed Ruscha, Standard Study #2, 1962. Opaque watercolor, pen and ink, and graphite on paper, 5 3/8 × 10 1/8 in. (13.7 × 25.7 cm). Gift of The American Contemporary Art Foundation, Inc., Leonard A. Lauder, President, 2005.

to 19 October 2014

Dennis Hopper

Dennis Hopper: The Lost Album
A show of over 400 photographs on the dynamic culture and society of 60s America taken by Dennis Hopper, never before seen in the UK.
Royal Academy of Arts, Burlington Gardens, London, W1S 3ES, UK

Above: Dennis Hopper, Jane Fonda and Roger Vadim at Their Wedding in Las Vegas, 1965. © Dennis Hopper, courtesy The Hopper Art Trust.

to 19 October 2014


Opera at the Stedelijk: Lex Reitsma + Eiko Ishioka
An exhibition celebrating the graphic design and costume design of the Dutch National Opera.
Stedelijk Museum, 10 Museumplein, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Above: Lex Reitsma’s poster L’amour des trois oranges for the Dutch National Opera.

to 23 October 2014


The Best Design of the Year
Part of FADfest 2014.
FAD (Disseny Hub Barcelona Building), 37 – 38 Plaza de les Glòries, Barcelona, Spain

to 26 October 2014

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London by Edward Bawden
The Higgins Bedford, Castle Lane, Bedford MK40 3XD, UK

Above: Edward Bawden, detail from A General Guide to the Royal Botanic Gardens Kew, 1923. © The Edward Bawden Estate Purchased with the assistance of the Art Fund.

to 2 November 2014


26 Characters: celebrating childhood story heroes
The Story Museum, Rochester House, 42 Pembroke Street, Oxford OX1 1BP, UK

Above: Natalie Lees.

to 2 November 2014


A World to Win: Posters of Protest and Revolution
Paintings, Room 88a and The Julie and Robert Breckman Gallery, The Victoria and Albert Museum, Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 2RL

Above: Ron Haeberle, Q. And babies? A. And babies, 1970. Art Workers’ Coalition, United States.

to 2 November 2014

Quentin Blake. House of Illustration

Quentin Blake: Inside Stories
House of Illustration, 2 Granary Square, King’s Cross, London N1C 4BH, UK

Above: Quentin Blake, Wild Washerwomen.

to 9 November 2014


Joan Fontcuberta: Stranger Than Fiction
Science Museum, Media Space Gallery, Exhibition Road, South Kensington, London SW7 2DD, UK

Above: Joan Fontcuberta, The Miracle of Dolphin-Surfing, 2002. © Joan Fontcuberta.

to 9 November 2014


Recto Verso: 8 pièces graphistes
Les Arts Décoratifs, 107 rue de Rivoli, 75001 Paris, France

to 18 January 2015


Drawn to Action: Posters from the AIGA Design Archives
Denver Art Museum, 100 West 14th Ave Parkway, Denver, Colorado 80204 US

Above: Woody Pirtle, Stop the Plant, 2002.  Screen print. © Woody Pirtle. AIGA Design Archives: Gift of AIGA.

to 8 March 2015

to 30 April 2015


Moving Stories: Children’s Books from Page to Screen
Seven Stories, 30 Lime Street, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 2PQ, UK





1 - 21 August 2014


Print Club London: Summer Screen Prints
An exhibition of editioned hand screen printed film posters to coincide with Film4 Summer Screen. Participating designers and illustrators include Hattie Stewart, Kate Moross, Steve Wilson.
Somerset House, Strand, London WC2R 1LA, UK

Above: Spring Breakers © Hattie Stewart.

1 August - 19 October 2014

Lorenzo Vitturi, Green Stripes #1 from the series Dalston Anatomy, 2013

Lorenzo Vitturi: Dalston Anatomy
The Photographers’ Gallery, 16-18 Ramillies Street, London W1F 7LW

Above: Lorenzo Vitturi, ‘Green Stripes #1’ from the series Dalston Anatomy, 2013.

17 August – 5 October 2014


A Visual History of AIGA
Museum of Design Atlanta, 1315 Peachtree Street, Atlanta, Georgie 30309 US

18 - 19 August 2014


AGI Open São Paulo
Speakers include Niklaus Troxler, Philippe Apeloig, Elaine Ramos, Rik Bas Backer and José Albergaria.
Ibirapuera Auditorium, Avenida Pedro Álvares Cabral, s/n, Parque Ibirapuera, São Paulo, Brazil

20 - 24 August 2014

Comic Sans For Cancer
An exhibition of posters inspired by the infamous typeface, with all proceeds going to Cancer Research UK. 
The Proud Archivist, 2-10 Hertford Road, Regents Canal, London N1 5ET

Above: Comic Sans for Cancer poster by Kiosk.



1-3 September 2014


Reasons to be Creative
A three-day conference including speakers Kate Moross, Mr Bingo and Brendan Dawes (above).
The Brighton Dome, The Corn Exchange and The Pavilion Theatre, Brighton

See ‘While the city tweets’ on the Eye blog.

6 September - 4 January 2015


Horst: Photographer of Style
A retrospective exhibition on the photography of Horst P. Horst.
Victoria & Albert Museum, Cromwell Road, London, UK SW7 2RL

Above: Muriel Maxwell, American Vogue 1939. © Condé Nast / Horst Estate.

8 September – 4 January 2015


Designing the 20th Century: Life and Work of Abram Games
Jewish Museum London, Raymond Burton House
129-131 Albert Street, London NW1 7NB, UK

13 September 2014 – 22 March 2015


Nasta‛liq: The Genius of Persian Calligraphy
Freer | Sackler, Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, 1050 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC

Above: Folio of calligraphy written by Imad al-Hasani (d. 1615) from the Safavid period, ca. 1610, Iran, probably Isfahan.

18 September - 7 December 2014

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Bio 50: The 24th Biennial of Design
Muzej za Arhitekturo in Oblikovanje (Museum of Architecture and Design), Grad Fužine, Pot na Fužine 2, SI-1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia

Above: Sasa J. Maechtig, designer of Kiosk K6, at exhibition BIO 5, 1973.

19 September 2014 – 11 January 2015

23 September 2014 - 4 January 2015


David Bowie is
MCA Chicago, 220 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago 60611 US

Above: David Bowie and William Burroughs, 1974. Photo: Terry O'Neill. Hand coloring: David Bowie. Courtesy of The David Bowie Archive 2012. Image © V&A Images.

25 - 28 September 2014

The London Art Book Fair 2014
The fair features Canada as a focus country, in partnership with the Canada Council for the Arts. Opening evening, 25 September, 6-9pm.
Whitechapel Gallery, 77-82 Whitechapel High Street, London E1 7QX

26 September 2014

OUP Museum

Oxford University Press Museum
A tour organised by the Baskerville Society of the museum that will make available to view the 17th century Fell types, the Oxford Almanacks and the first edition of Alice in Wonderland, among others.
Oxford University Press Museum, Great Clarendon Street,
Oxfor,UK OX2 6DP

Tickets available for purchase on Eventbrite.

28 - 30 September 2014


The Joy of Graphic Design
A three-day festival of workshops, exhibitions and a conference, featuring Vier5, Erik Kessels and Mario Lombardo, among many others.
Warehouse building at the Oberhafen, Hamburg, Germany



14 October - 30 November 2014


Cybernetic Serendipity
Rare installation photographs, invitation cards and printed material from the 1968 exhibition of the same name, curated by Jasia Reichardt.
Fox Reading Room, Institue of Contemporary Arts, The Mall, London SW1Y 5AH

Above: detail from the ‘Cybernetic Serendipity’ exhibition poster, Institute of Contemporary Art, 2 August – 20 October, 1968. © Tate, London 2013.

16 October - 11 January 2015

23 - 24 October 2014


Gain: AIGA Design and Business Conference
New York Marriott Marquis, 1535 Broadway (between 46th and 47th Streets), New York, NY 10036

24 - 26 October 2014


5D Science of Fiction
5D Institute, USC Cinematic Arts, Los Angeles



8 - 30 November 2014

2014.05.22 EYE ontwerp expo

An exhibition of two generations of work by lettering artists from the Boudens family: Kristoffel, Pieter, Liesbet, Joke and Robrecht Boudens.
Standaert Showroom, 46 Witte Leertouwersstraat, Bruges, Belgium

13 November - 13 December 2014


Geoff McFetridge
Cooper Cole Gallery, 1161 Dundas Street West, Toronto, Canada M6J 1X3



12 December 2014

Cadbury Research Library
The Baskerville Society will give a tour of the most extensive collection of original Baskerville material available at the Research Library.
Cadbury Research Library, University of Birmingham, Muirhead Tower (Lower Ground Floor), Edgbaston, Birmingham, UK B15 2TT

Ticket available on Eventbrite.