Review: June 2012

 

A life in parallel columns

Yves Peters

Adrian Frutiger (Switzerland, b. 1928) is one of the most important type designers of the…
 

Glimpses of a graphic reality

Simon Esterson

Admit it. What graphic designers really want is to see work by other graphic designers…
 

After dark I’m a design critic

In the last decade, a body of graphic design criticism has begun to take shape. The…
 

Is anybody out there reading?

Rick Poynor

One of the features of Octavo magazine that made it so appealing to anyone who…
 

Testament to tenacity

Steven Heller

Hitler knew that without the Soviet Union threatening his flank, he could march on…
 

Joyously tasteless art direction

Steven Heller

Allow me to get something off my chest. Of the two jobs I once most coveted in the world…
 

Toast modern

Alex Coles

‘Typography is more a craft than an art – the graphic designer using type will need to be…
 

Symbolise and summarise

Brendan Dawes

Why has there never been a definitive book about the work of Saul Bass, one of the…
 
What makes designers tick?

What makes designers tick?

Jan Middendorp

Among design associations, the Alliance Graphique International (AGI, founded in…
 

Club-wielding poster boy

Alice Twemlow

‘American Badass’, ‘Totally Live, Totally Nude’, and ‘Follow Your Damn Bliss’ are some of…
 
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