Opinion: Graphic Design

 

Why we should talk to our neighbours

Design education faces some important decisions. To what extent should it be about the study of the…

 

Fits, starts and fads

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

 

Editorial Eye 83

Editorial

Several recent issues of Eye have focused on type design, but this special puts the…
 
Scarcity and silence: Amc2 Journal

Scarcity and silence: Amc2 Journal

Magazines, Visual Culture

An image-led journal marries the serendipitous collisions of image-sharing sites with the physicality of…

 
A persuasive chancer

A persuasive chancer

Magazines, Visual Culture

On the basis of its first issue The Happy Hypocrite is small, quietly experimental and just a bit…

 
Inspiration

Inspiration

Design history, Inspiration

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

 
Postcards from the edge

Postcards from the edge

Visual Culture

The ‘unpatriotic’ Sphere caught US designers at the worst moment

 

Inflated intangibles

Visual Culture

The self-contratulatory message of a show about UK creativity was little more than…
 

We’re in bras, lamps and breakfast cereal

Today’s corporation is very different from its predecessors. But the identities devised by designers are…

 

Words fail us

Serious discussions of the relationships between message, audience and graphic design are still…