Review: June 2012

 

Club-wielding poster boy

Alice Twemlow

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

Scrubbing out the archives

Jane Cheng

Over the past century philosophers and intellectual historians have repeatedly called…
 

Jump-cut collage

‘Roman Cieslewicz’, at London’s Royal College of Art features more than 150 items by the…
 
No way to treat a woman (designer)

No way to treat a woman (designer)

Véronique Vienne

A couple of years ago I wrote a series of essays whose working title was ‘Random…
 
Not dead, just sleeping

Not dead, just sleeping

David Brittain

There are 300 or so death masks in the collection of the Edinburgh Phrenological…
 

Another self-indulgent design monograph

John L. Walters

A wall of Stefan Sagmeister’s work / live apartment in New York bears the handwritten…
 

Font of all type knowledge

Ben Archer

With fine traditions in type and graphic design, but small sales volumes, Dutch books…
 

Famous for fifteen megabytes

In digital culture, nothing is ever perfect or finished. Glitch art and design celebrates…
 
Frank’s wild years

Frank’s wild years

John L. Walters

Had Robert Frank never opened another shutter after 1956, his reputation would be…
 

All the flat boys

John L. Walters

Michelle Cotton’s book, produced to accompany a Cubitt Gallery touring exhibition (see…
 
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