Review: June 2012

 
Penguin in pictures

Penguin in pictures

Simon Esterson

The Penguin Collectors’ Society is an owners club for people who worship at the…
 

Mixed doubles

Jane Cheng

Apprenticed first as a hoodlum graffiti artist, then as a calligrapher and graphic…
 

Maira to the max

Martin Soames

The illustrative art of Maira Kalman (see Reputations, Eye 47) has a special place in…
 
Mighty pen

Mighty pen

Steven Heller

Political cartoons are rarely covered in graphic design histories. The reason may…
 

Recalling the Vignelli experience

Steven Heller

‘In the early 1950s,’ begins Massimo Vignelli in the first chapter of this visual…
 

Off the shelf

Simon Esterson

Jonny Trunk is obsessed by the childhood memory of a cornflake box seen on family…
 

The chemistry that created a winning Swiss formula

Richard Hollis

Where did the ‘Swiss style’ come from? The book Corporate Diversity answers the…
 

Face to face with the Afrikan written tradition

Steven Heller

Contemporary graphic and typographic design histories are mostly America-centric or…
 

Should you be on the internet?

Nico Macdonald

‘Surf the information superhighway’, ‘Communicate with 20 million users around the…
 

Design for the underground

Eric Kindel

Following his seminal 1969 article in the Penrose Annual, ‘The Design of the London…
 
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