Ian Swift

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A life in grafix

Issue 94, Summer 2017

Review

Here’s a fantastic, heavy, extraordinary 374-page book whose ten chapters…

Club-runner graphics

Issue 5, Winter 1991

Review

In the mid to late 1980s we would be out every night at some club or other…

Beyond typography

Issue 15, Winter 1994

Feature

Fuse’s talented team is on an inspired quest to ‘Make it new!’ But what is the project really…

Mo’Wax

Issue 33, Autumn 1999

Feature

The urban swagger of this small label’s music is mirrored by its freewheeling ‘house style’. By…

Go-faster graphics

Issue 16, Spring 1995

Feature

Radical young designers changed the face of British design in the 1980s. A decade later, their…

Recent blog posts by Ian Swift

Noted #83

20 September 2017

Sea Prayer, Poster House, Pit, Straight No Chaser and National 2
Here are a few things – VR journalism, Poster House, new issues of  Pit and Straight No Chaser and a new typeface – that caught our attention in recent weeks.

Classic Collections – Back to the 90s

11 February 2016

Surf back down the information superhighway to a time when the World Wide Web was thrillingly new – with Eye nos. 14, 16, 23 & 25
   Most early editions of Eye magazine are out of print. However a handful from the mid-to-late 1990s are still available from the Eye shop at ESco in Essex, and this bundle is an especially good bargain for magazine addicts.