Review: June 2012

 

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…
 

Strategies for telling truths

Paul Stiff

The sharpest books on design come from small independent publishers, such as Hyphen Press…
 

Networks map a complex world

J.J. Boehnert

VisualComplexity.com, founded by Manuel Lima in 2005, is a repository of experimental…
 

Seeds of digital romanticism

Mark Webster

Matt Pyke is a renowned English artist and designer who works at the forefront of digital…
 

Tear it down, build it up

James Pallister

In March 1966 the critic Reyner Banham wrote: ‘Architecture, staid queen-mother of the…
 
Meet me in Provence

Meet me in Provence

Wayne Ford

If photography had a Mecca, the annual Rencontres d’Arles in the south of France…
 
The idea will not be found in a book

The idea will not be found in a book

Martha Scotford

This slim book of 80 pages will take maybe one hour of your time. The main text is an…
 
Consequent to the last detail

Consequent to the last detail

Robin Richmond

Looking at the kitchen mixers, hi-fi equipment and other products that Dieter Rams…
 
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