Issue 27

Opinion

Editorial, Max Bruinsma

Screen, Jessica Helfand

Personal view, Paul Elliman

Agenda, Kenneth FitzGerald
Theorists cannot afford to turn a deaf ear to the everyday working experience of…

Features

Ursula Held

‘I always transform the commission: the role of all graphic designers is to question the brief before…

John L. Walters

Marshall McLuhan's 1951 analysis of advertising's unholy trinity of sex, death and technology

Steven Heller

Peter Giradi's practice creates digital landscapes composed of detritus scavenged from the wastleland of…

Rick Poynor

In a high street shop, an installation for Friends of the Earth questions the material obsessions of…

Jonathan Ward

An artis't book can be a sculture, an object and a private exhibition - a medium liberated from its…

Max Bruinsma

British supermarkets display packets and tins whose graphic design codes have a longer shelf life than the…

Bell/Eye

In a culture of interface, images become tactile: we feel with our eyes. The first in Eye's new series of…

Paul Rennie

Now that information management is a priority, the logical graphic style of Erik Nitsche has aquired a new…

Does the current avalanche of glossy books constitute a genuine design history - or merely graphic…