Rob Waller

Recent articles by Rob Waller

Beck and beyond

Issue 85, Spring 2013

Review

Harry Beck’s underground map must be the most celebrated, discussed and…

Strip science

Issue 78, Winter 2010

Feature

Rob Waller decodes the multimodal layout lessons of Rupert Bear

Places need signs

Issue 80, Summer 2011

Opinion

Information design, architecture and making buildings readable

Recent blog posts by Rob Waller

Even further beyond Beck

16 September 2013

Extended review: Rob Waller takes a closer look at Underground Maps Unravelled by psychologist Maxwell Roberts
Harry Beck’s underground map has to be the most celebrated and discussed instance of information design, writes Rob Waller.

Lost in space

28 July 2011

Why do architects believe their wordless buildings are easy to read?
‘Sign designers are convinced that architects don’t like them,’ writes Rob Waller, in his provocative Monitor piece in the latest issue of Eye (no. 80 vol. 20).