Review: Graphic Design

 
Prolific polymath

Prolific polymath

Pretty Pictures (Thames & Hudson, £42, $75) covers the astonishing body of work that…
 
We made this: Authentic, trilingual landmark

We made this: Authentic, trilingual landmark

In the early 1990s I produced a number of facsimile editions of publications of the…
 
Book of revelations

Book of revelations

The uncontroversial premise of Multiple Signatures is that design is a collaborative…
 
Stone love

Stone love

Since the early 1960s Michael Twyman has contributed to the establishment and…
 
Thirty years before the masthead

Thirty years before the masthead

This book is a lavishly illustrated summary of the three decades when Swiss…
 
Unravelling pages

Unravelling pages

Warren Lehrer is best known for French Fries (Visual Studies Workshop Press / EarSay…
 
All the news in theory and in action

All the news in theory and in action

Everybody is publishing books about small independent magazines these days (or…
 
A small ‘M’ modern master

A small ‘M’ modern master

The history of graphic design has many gaps and omissions, whether through shifting…
 
We made this: A life in artefacts

We made this: A life in artefacts

Tom Dixon’s Dixonary (Violette Editions, £35) is a big book (632 pages) that is…
 
Violently opposed to war

Violently opposed to war

Looking for images of ‘peace’ on the internet yields predictable and clichéd results…
 
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