Issue 8

Opinion

This special issue of Eye examines how American graphic design has changed in recent…
Design history, Steven Heller

American graphic design is divided. The once rebellious avant-garde has become the status quo, while the…

Graphic Design, Agenda, Ralph Caplan

Eras cannot be neatly sliced up according to decades or even generations. Graphic design keeps changing…

Design education, Graphic Design, Mike Mills

If it has dotted lines, an arrow or two and it’s impossible to read, then it must be ‘postmodern’. Are…

Features

Ellen Lupton

‘Diversity and inclusiveness are our only hope. It is not possible to plaster everything over with clean…

Steven Heller

It is ten years since Françoise Mouly and Art Spiegelman impetuously founded Raw Books and Graphics.…

Michael Rock, Susan Sellers

Graphic design has always resisted analysis, but new critical approaches show there is more to…

Abbott Miller

The man who gave form to Marshall McLuhan’s ‘global village’ designed books that were both for and ahead…

Mike Hicks

Champions of the layered look, Nancy Skolos and Tom Wedell wed theory and technological wizardry

Steven Heller

In its all too brief life, Alexey Brodovitch’s Portfolio magazine achieved perfection

Natalia Ilyin

The flight from Modernism left a yearning for graphics that were rough, real, unaffected and believable.…