Issue 31

Opinion

Editorial, Max Bruinsma

Critiques of Modernism often fail to acknowledge the movement’s marrying of poetry to structure

Agenda, Rick Poynor

Screen, Jessica Helfand

Features

Yvonne Schwemer-Scheddin

‘I was fortunate. Early in life, I understood that my world was a two-dimensional one. At sixteen I knew…

David Heathcote

Two government booklets, Space in the Home and Metric House Shells, endorse Modernist concepts of good…

Ken Coupland

Los Angeles is the perfect environment for the literate, intelligent work of a loose cadre of graphic…

Steven Heller

With a revival of journalistic visual essays in US magazines, illustrators are once again becoming…

Chris Vermaas

A global Esperanto of icons, warning signs on cardboard boxes speak a visual language that leaves no room…

Max Bruinsma

A graduate student competition resulted in hybrids of browser and search engine that redraw and re-invent…

Steven Heller

For one issue, under Jan Tschichold’s stewardship, a monthly trade journal, Typographische Mitteilungen…

Graphic Thought Facility

Introducing the ultimate design award: GTF’s Paul Neale and Andy Stevens display the Owen Jones Memorial…

Rick Poynor

Herbert Spencer’s magazine, a fusion of Modernism and eclecticism, was one of the most remarkable…