Issue 57

Opinion

Agenda, David Crowley

Admen plunder the past – with no history to call their own

Expert flesh creepers
Critique, Rick Poynor

Chris Cunningham’s new film is a stomach-churning diversion from our digitally finessed world

John L. Walters

The editor summarises the contents of the latest issue of Eye

Jon Forss

Tony Hart’s BBC TV children’s art programme Take Hart inspired the work of designer John Forss

Contents

From the contents page of Eye no. 57 vol. 15

Features

Steve Rigley

Design educators are finding that letterpress nurtures creativity and visual abstraction

Steven Heller

Alan Aldridge’s art direction of Beatles lyrics gave a graphic twist to the Swinging Sixties

Chris Brawn


Katherine Gillieson

Children’s information books communicate their content with an energetic visual language

Will Hoon

The UK’s red-top sports pages shout out a riotous assembly of colour, words and close-ups

Stuart McKee

Can designers and scientists teach each other how to express new concepts in text and image?

John L. Walters

Stanley Donwood’s artwork for Matthew Herbert’s polemical album finds colour in chemistry

John Warwicker

Tokyo’s TDC rewards work that transcends means, intention, content, context – and just ‘is’

Steven Heller

World religions put their faith in the standard quarter-inch grooved changeable letter board