Review: Information Design

 
Design culture with constraints

Design culture with constraints

Until recently, everyday commercial graphic design from East Germany was largely…
 
Making sense of a complex ideal

Making sense of a complex ideal

Simplification is an ideal we think we aspire to, whether we are talking about the…
 
Ring-bound to rule them all

Ring-bound to rule them all

Manuals 2: Design & Identity Guidelines (Unit Editions, £75) follows Unit Editions’…
 
Elegantly nerdish

Elegantly nerdish

Cuneiform (the name means ‘wedge-shaped’) was, as far as these things can be…
 
Beck and beyond

Beck and beyond

Harry Beck’s underground map must be the most celebrated, discussed and fetishised…
 
Glorious transit

Glorious transit

Let’s face it, graphic design is short of real drama. There are no good design roles…
 
Source code for a design revolution

Source code for a design revolution

Processing, an open-source programming language and environment for creating…