Review: August 2017

 
A treat for Tschichold aficionados

A treat for Tschichold aficionados

Christopher Burke

These two books will delight aficionados of Jan Tschichold, the German typographer…
 
Public art for public art’s sake

Public art for public art’s sake

Peter Buwert

Scott King’s Public Art blends fact and fiction, satire and speculation in a critique…
 
Street haunting

Street haunting

Billie Muraben

Ghost signs have long been popular as landmarks, historical devices, ornaments and…
 
Swiss grit and graft

Swiss grit and graft

Ross Shaw

Dafi Kühne is a design polymath, a man of many and often contrasting ideas, styles…
 
Paradise debunked

Paradise debunked

Hannah Ellis

The consensus among designers is that the middle of the last century was the golden…
 
Grignani

Grignani

John L. Walters

‘Franco Grignani: Art as Design 1950-1990’ at London’s Estorick Collection (5 July –…
 
Hippie shake-up

Hippie shake-up

Alyn Griffiths

What do Victor Moscoso’s psychedelic music posters, Harley Davidson’s Captain America…
 
Bauhäuslers at rest and play

Bauhäuslers at rest and play

Rick Poynor

When we think of the photographic experiments of the 1920s, what immediately comes to…
 
Animals fight back

Animals fight back

Andrzej Klimowski

This book of 115 black-and-white woodcut illustrations and few words carries an…
 
Bruce Rogers in the twentieth century

Bruce Rogers in the twentieth century

Sallie Morris

The Centaur types are arguably the greatest achievement of the Indiana-born…
 
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