Recent articles about Åbäke

Wordplay for a picture palace

Issue 86, Autumn 2013


In classical texts on the ‘art of memory’, the student is advised to…

Laptop aesthetics (text in full)

Issue 49, Autumn 2003


A crackly, digital approach informs one of three current design trends

Recent blog posts by Åbäke

The illusion of artivism

6 August 2015

This new book assembles a visually engaging patchwork of contemporary art and design collectives. Review by Alice Butler
A blonde woman in a cream coat sits next to a man in a navy jacket. They are on the subway, gazing at their mirror images, but there is no mirror, writes Alice Butler.

Noted #59

14 April 2014

Le Petit Néant, The Pitchfork Review, Please Come to the Show, Mould Map and Typolitic, a new site for undergraduate work
Here is a selection of things – magazines, exhibitions, books and posters – that caught our attention in recent weeks.

Walk-in book

19 February 2013

In the V&A’s upcoming ‘Memory Palace’, twenty illustrators and designers will give graphic form to Hari Kunzru’s post-apocalyptic narrative.
The idea for the Memory Palace exhibition, which opens this summer at the V&A, came from a desire to find different ways of showing contemporary graphics and illustration in a museum context, write Ligaya Salazar and Laurie Britton Newell.