Review: November 2012

 
365 nuggets from glue-stained vets

365 nuggets from glue-stained vets

Daniel Benneworth-Gray

More rules? Really? Surely we have enough design rules / principles / maxims now? Do…
 
Turn of the Screw

Turn of the Screw

Steven Heller

‘Sex sells!’ was a 1960s motto. Though not as popular as ‘Peace now’, ‘Make love not…
 
Alphabetical jazz soup

Alphabetical jazz soup

John L. Walters

The most ingenious editorial design element of Jazz Covers is its double spine: a…
 
Every word in its place

Every word in its place

Elizabeth Glickfeld

Reading Richard Hollis’s writings, one can’t help wondering how the esteemed graphic…
 
On being well read

On being well read

Sébastien Morlighem

In this shifting digital world, countless websites, blogs and social networks provide…
 
Letters from Italy

Letters from Italy

James Clough

Italian public buildings of the 1930s tend to be of cyclopean proportions and the…
 
Pages from the library of libraries

Pages from the library of libraries

Ellen Lupton

Graphic design, devoted as it is to re-framing text and image, thrives as an object…
 

When media worlds collide

William Owen

All the pundits agree – the arrival of full-scale multimedia is only a matter of time. But what is it…

 

Rhetoric of the square

Teal Triggs

Blank Page, a series of six ‘books’ or portfolios, each of which finds coherence in a…
 

Club-runner graphics

Cynthia Rose

In the mid to late 1980s we would be out every night at some club or other, returning…
 
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