Issue 99


Editorial Eye 99
Editorial, John L. Walters
Eye has always been both a cultural journal and a business-to-business magazine.…
Traces of longing
Critique, Critique / Photography, Rick Poynor

For Belgian collagist Katrien De Blauwer, making work is both an obsession and an act of therapy. By Rick…


Is foil the new black? Only when it’s green
Martin Colyer

A British firm is determined to help designers understand the foiling process, from start to shiny finish.…

Ethics in the age of data capitalism
John Ridpath

Has user-centred design dragged us to the brink of catastrophe? And if so, do we need a First Things…

Everyday people
Alex J. Todd

Emma Thomas and Kirsty Carter’s Apfel, A Practice for Everyday Life, brings design into the art world…

Designing with urgency
Alex J. Todd

From politics to culture to business, Dutch studio Thonik strikes a balance between adventurous concepts…

Normcore inferno
Elizabeth Glickfeld

As brand mania reaches new heights the new logotypes of luxury brands become ever more remarkable in…

News cycle
Paolo Ferrarini

Italian designer Francesco Franchi brings magazine finesse to the world of daily newspapers

Fritz Gottschalk and the Swiss-Canadian connection
Simon Esterson, John L. Walters

Gottschalk + Ash International spans more than five decades, a Swiss design studio with Modernist roots…

Business at the centre
John L. Walters

An interview with Sascha Lötscher, managing partner of G+A

Art and ambiguity
John L. Walters

The identity for Venice Biennale Arte 2019, designed by Melanie Mues, distorts type across a colourful…

Unity and justice and …
Jason Grant

Jason Grant, of Brisbane’s Inkahoots, explains why he brought his New Anthems project to Berlin to…