Opinion: Design history

 
Words and pictures talking

Words and pictures talking

Design history, Critique / Photography

Canongate has reissued John Berger and Jean Mohr’s A Fortunate Man, about Gloucestershire doctor John…

 
Readymade format

Readymade format

Design history, Visual Culture

An illustrated ‘gift book’ dictionary by Heretic brings Marcel Duchamp’s ideas to a wider audience.…

 
Photographer as page maker

Photographer as page maker

Design history, Magazines, Reviews, Visual Culture, Web Critique

David Campany’s examination of Walker Evans’ freewheeling magazine work – for Fortune, Architectural…

 
Inspiration

Inspiration

Design history, Inspiration

Designer Simon Esterson finds inspiration in Ken Briggs’s National Theatre programmes from the 1960s

 
Cold war culture-jammer

Cold war culture-jammer

Design history, Visual Culture

Hispanic photomonteur Josep Renau aimed Technicolor jets of scorn at the mirage of US consumerist…