Jan van Toorn

Recent articles about Jan van Toorn

Tony Brook on collecting

Issue 86, Autumn 2013


Spin’s founder, the subject of Reputations in Eye 86, talks about his passion for poster…

The designer unmasked

Issue 2, Winter 1991


Jan van Toorn has turned graphic agitation into a fine art

Recent blog posts by Jan van Toorn

Five strategies tabled in Eindhoven

27 October 2014

Van Abbemuseum throws new light on Jan van Toorn’s critical design practice
Homage exhibitions are inherently celebratory, writes Francisco Laranjo. However ‘Staging the Message: The Open Work of Jan van Toorn’, now at the Van Abbemuseum in Eindhoven, the Netherlands until 18 Jan 2015, offers a critical challenge to that tradition.

Set the controls for the heart of Dutch design

15 July 2013

Open Set summer school tackles autonomy within design culture under the theme of ‘Commonomy’ – with a special offer for Eye blog readers
Design summer programmes offer many enticing reasons to participate, not least of which is the chance to learn from renowned design professionals while gaining new perspectives and experimenting with new design approaches, writes Linda Kwon.