Issue 24

Opinion

Robin Kinross

The bland new Euro provides an object lesson in how design represents historical reality.

Editorial, Rick Poynor

British graphic design, like art, pop and fashion, is on a high. But does it know where it is going – or…

Screen, Jessica Helfand

The ‘exact beauty’ of De Stijl could provide cyberspace with a new set of design co-ordinates.

Features

Steven Heller

‘The biggest challenge that faces a designer isn’t the quest for novelty, but coming to grips with the…

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Martin Sharp’s "Magic Theatre" issue of OZ magazine is one of the most extraordinary artefacts of the…

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Long out of print, Brian Eno’s ‘worthwhile dilemma’ cards have been reissued by Californian software…

Richard Hollis

Uwe Loesch’s posters have the linguistic subtlety and precision of conceptual art. They demand…

Caroline Roux

British men’s magazines rely for sales on female flesh. Harmless fun, “post-feminist” irony, or a…

Jeremy Aynsley

Images of the human form receive little analysis. An exhibition at London’s Victoria & Albert museum…

Rick Poynor

Mark Farrow’s minimalist graphics have won him a place in the profession’s mainstream usually denied…

Richard Spohrer

Quark's Immedia is not quite Director's equal but it gives Xpress users a multimedia tool that works in a…

Katie Salen

America’s women snowboarders are using the graphic language of boards to help claim their space in the…

R. Roger Remington

Photomontage allowed Lester Beall to unite art, photography, typography and painting with revolutionary…