Paul Davis

Recent articles about Paul Davis

Burger, fries, no logo

Issue 87, Spring 2014


With ‘nothing to show and nothing to say’, Ben Stott’s ‘anti-branding’ helped turn the Byron…

Right and wrong ways to borrow

Issue 10, Autumn 1993


Borrowed Design analyses the field of graphic design as a history of credits and…

Awards madness

Issue 69, Autumn 2008


Everybody likes to win. But if design competitions destroy creativity and co-operation, what’s the…

Looking for clues

Issue 55, Spring 2005


Notebook in hand, Paul Davis works like a journalist, trying to figure out what makes us tick

Recent blog posts by Paul Davis

Classic Collections – Storytelling

18 December 2015

For a limited time, you can buy a bundle of themed Eye back issues – at a bargain price
Occasionally you meet someone whose business card says ‘storyteller’ – which might prompt some of us to run to a bar several blocks away – but usually they have the grace to hand over the card with an ironic shrug. As one such person said to us the other day, ‘Yes, Nathan Barley has come true!’

Man on slackwire

24 February 2015

Paul Davis wears many hats (plus wigs and masks) as both illustrator and artist in his exhibition at the Ginza Graphic Gallery in Tokyo
The long-standing love affair between illustrator Paul Davis and the art directors and designers of Britain reaches a heartwarming apogee at the Ginza Graphic Gallery (GGG) in Tokyo.

Graphic design on the radio

22 August 2008

Paul Davis reveals all on live radio
OK, it’s not exactly Desert Island Discs, but Graphic design on the radio, presented by Adrian Shaughnessy, is becoming something of an institution.