Review: August 2014

 
Thirty years before the masthead

Thirty years before the masthead

Hamish Thompson

This book is a lavishly illustrated summary of the three decades when Swiss…
 
Unpacked baggage

Unpacked baggage

Steven Heller

Is any contemporary illustrator a household name today? Not in the same way that…
 
We made this. Authentic, trilingual landmark

We made this. Authentic, trilingual landmark

Lars Müller, Andrew Robertson

In the early 1990s I produced a number of facsimile editions of publications of the…
 
Stone love

Stone love

Sébastien Morlighem

Since the early 1960s Michael Twyman has contributed to the establishment and…
 
Unravelling pages

Unravelling pages

David Banash

Warren Lehrer is best known for French Fries (Visual Studies Workshop Press / EarSay…
 
All the news in theory and in action

All the news in theory and in action

Simon Esterson

Everybody is publishing books about small independent magazines these days (or…
 
A small ‘M’ modern master

A small ‘M’ modern master

John L. Walters

The history of graphic design has many gaps and omissions, whether through shifting…
 
We made this: A life in artefacts

We made this: A life in artefacts

Andrew Robertson, John L. Walters

Tom Dixon’s Dixonary (Violette Editions, £35) is a big book (632 pages) that is…
 
Towering ambition

Towering ambition

John L. Walters

Audiovisual events that genuinely work are so rare that Brooklyn Babylon (Holland…
 
The future was Afro

The future was Afro

Andrew Missingham

Slightly larger than a 45rpm single and thick as a modest box-set, this book…
 
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