Review: August 2014

 
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…
 
Absent insights

Absent insights

Richard Hollis

By its title, L’Écartelage reveals its focus on Surrealism in the work of Pierre…
 
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…
 
Violently opposed to war

Violently opposed to war

Sarah Snaith, John L. Walters

Looking for images of ‘peace’ on the internet yields predictable and clichéd results…
 
Cute cultural tourism

Cute cultural tourism

Miki Kato

Hello Kitty and Pokemon seem to have taken over the world in recent decades. But…
 
Menacing identities

Menacing identities

Peter Jones

This brooding black hardback, which looks like a CIA manual, is a worldwide survey of…
 
A cornucopia of Indian design

A cornucopia of Indian design

Elizabeth Glickfeld

This anthology of interviews with Indian graphic designers gained exposure in the UK…
 
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