Recent articles about Pentagram

Dance on the spot

Issue 89, Winter 2014


Abbott Miller’s iPad contemporary dance apps for the 2wice Arts Foundation – a dynamic coming…

Design history disciplined

Issue 85, Spring 2013


What kind of discipline is graphic design history? Catherine de Smet provided…

The rules of the game

Issue 58, Winter 2005


For George Hardie, illustration is a problem-solving process: collecting looking and drawing with…

Trust in Modernism

Issue 81, Autumn 2011


The John Lewis Partnership’s co-operative ethos has informed 50 years of corporate identity.

Head Trip

Issue 78, Winter 2010


Simon Esterson applauds the vivid drama of a pharmaceutical brochure

Reputations: Michael Bierut

Issue 24, Spring 1997


‘The biggest challenge that faces a designer isn’t the quest for novelty, but coming to grips with…

Reputations: Peter Saville

Issue 17, Summer 1995


‘This is a post-design era. It’s deliberately going against all those things that were canonised…

Reputations: J. Abbott Miller

Issue 45, Autumn 2002


'We could be more aware of the civility of design, of how it can be constructive in a poetic sense…

Self-control. self-raising

Issue 38, Winter 2000


Pentagram are ‘time-rich’. Browns are the young establishment.

Controlled passion: the art of Fernando Gutierrez

Issue 36, Summer 2000


In post-Franco Spain, a cool Catalan breeze blows through the often humid, overheated world of…

Recent blog posts by Pentagram

Books received #12

19 December 2014

Cut & Paste: 21st Century Collage, Spitalfields Nippers, A Field Guide to East London Wildlife, Shoreditch Wildlife and Eduardo Paolozzi.
Here are a few books that provided a little relief from Eye’s seasonal hangovers in recent days.

Books received #8

7 May 2014

Adventures in Letterpress, Derek Jarman’s Sketchbook, Ant Colony, Fritz Kahn and Other People’s Dogs
Here is a quick look at some titles that have recently arrived at Eye’s Shoreditch office.

Letterpress firecracker in Tribeca

7 May 2013

Eye magazine presents an evening with typographer, designer and letterpress practitioner Alan Kitching in Tribeca on Wednesday
On Wednesday evening there’s an opportunity to see designer and typographer Alan Kitching (of The Typography Workshop) giving a talk at the Skyline Studios in Tribeca.

Offset 2013: day one

9 April 2013

Bob Gill, Louise Fili and Ben Bos explain why design is ‘not a profession but a way of life.’ Pam Bowman reports from the Dublin conference.
Starting at 10am on Friday 5 April and finishing at 7pm the following Sunday, Offset 2013 had a demanding, exhausting programme, writes Pam Bowman. However it was hugely inspirational, with parties to boot!

Type in Wapping

13 November 2012

Pencil to Pixel opens up Monotype’s archive of typographic history, from artwork to artefacts
The ‘Pencil to Pixel’ exhibition, which opens this Friday at Metropolitan Wharf in London, gives visitors is a chance to see some of Monotype’s extensive archive of original artwork, type drawings, arcane artefacts (including justification drums and ships’ curves) and publications.

Every which way

9 July 2012

Abbott Miller’s iPad app gives a new framework to contemporary dance
Fifth Wall, an iPad app designed by Abbott Miller for 2wice Arts Foundation, presents an enticing new platform for the performing arts, writes Sarah Snaith.