Review: June 2012


Dreams wrapped in blue

Bundled into a carefully stitched J-cloth bag, the second edition of this journal contrasts…

The sound of inbetween-ness

Joel Karamath

Despite the success of certain collaborations between sight and sound (think Sergio Leone…

Predicting a natural look

David Heathcote

Ideas and insights do not always come from the places you might expect them to. Anna…

Moving letters are not enough

Michael Worthington

I always thought the joke seemed like an excellent metaphor for design. Most of the time…

Soft-edged memoir

Simon Esterson

Duncan Fallowell’s ‘memoir for misfits’ How to disappear (Ditto Press, £14.99) is…

Picture hunter gatherers

Liz Farrelly

The modern malaise is to over-complicate. In her chatty foreword to The Graphic Eye

Modernism and me: a survivor’s tale

Steven Heller

On reading the first few pages of Natalia Ilyin’s Chasing the Perfect: Thoughts on…

Streetwise and interactive

Gary Phillips

Ever thought about the street where you live in terms of the different smells it creates?…

A serious book, brilliant with experience and discretion

Jo Guldi

Maud Lavin has written a book for designers who wonder what became of the revolutionaries…

Pieced together

Sue Steward

Curating this exhibition of 150 paper-and-glue works, some more than 80 years old, was a…
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