Nick Bell

Recent articles by Nick Bell

The steamroller of branding

Issue 53, Autumn 2004

Feature

Art and culture are open to interpretation. Why must we give them fixed identities?

Iguana stew

Issue 68, Summer 2008

Feature

Ko Sliggers conveyed a complex, subtle message with a seemingly effortless collage.

Unfurling artwords

Issue 59, Spring 2006

Feature

The Walker Art Center has a new identity – multi-voiced, reflexive – that does exactly what it…

Self-explanatory

Issue 38, Winter 2000

Feature

Postcards from Sans + Baum; Müller + Hess’s Xmas horror . . .

Self-propelled, self-made

Issue 38, Winter 2000

Feature

Big books give KesselsKramer and Fuel an instant air of authority.

Self-evident, self-motivated, self-perpetuating

Issue 38, Winter 2000

Feature

Creative work by Experimental Jetset, Mother, Struktur and others

Self-expression, self-promotion

Issue 38, Winter 2000

Feature

Whether these examples arrive under the aegis of a distinguished imprint, drop unsolicited through…

Reputations: Graphic Thought Facility

Issue 39, Spring 2001

Feature

‘It’s to do with keeping things simple and having the confidence to present an idea where…

First Things First Manifesto 2000

Issue 33, Autumn 1999

Feature

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

Brand madness

Issue 62, Winter 2006

Opinion

Control too much and it will appear we have something to hide

Footnotes about identity [WEB ONLY]

Issue 59, Spring 2006

Opinion

Notes on identity design (see Picture about the Walker Art Center) by Nick Bell

Songlines

Issue 46, Winter 2002

Opinion

The Songlines by Bruce Chatwin. Read and appreciated by Nick Bell