Abbott Miller

Recent articles by Abbott Miller

California is a state of mind

Issue 90, 2015

Review

Rendered, on the cover of Metropolis’s American edition, in iridescent foil…

Through thick and thin: fashion and type

Issue 65, Autumn 2007

Feature

Fashion’s obsessions are mirrored in its typography, from Vogue’s femme serifs to butch Chanel and…

From object to observer

Issue 61, Autumn 2006

Feature

Exhibitions blend the complexities of architectural space with the narrative concerns of book design…

Let’s not forget about culture

Issue 13, Summer 1994

Review

The TEDS conference, ‘information architect’ Richard Saul Wurman’s fifth…

Alchemy of layout

Issue 51, Spring 2004

Feature

Walter Pamminger champions the potential of design to create content

Word art

Issue 11, Winter 1993

Feature

In post-war art the visual and the literary have blurred. Typography is the point at which they meet…

Pictures for rent

Issue 14, Autumn 1994

Feature

Stock photography receives little attention and wins even fewer awards, but it makes up a…

First Things First Manifesto 2000

Issue 33, Autumn 1999

Feature

Thirty-three visual communicators renew the 1964 call for a change of priorities

Reputations: Fabien Baron

Issue 18, Autumn 1995

Feature

‘Putting too much interpretation into design is not good … For me, the reasons behind it are more…

The idea is the machine

Issue 10, Autumn 1993

Feature

Style is addictive, While structure comes from within, generating form from the inside out

What did you do in the design studio today, daddy?

Issue 22, Autumn 1996

Opinion

Graphic designers are convinced of the profession’s importance. Now they have to convince everyone…