Review: Graphic Design

 
Prolific polymath

Prolific polymath

Pretty Pictures (Thames & Hudson, £42, $75) covers the astonishing body of work that…
 
Book of revelations

Book of revelations

The uncontroversial premise of Multiple Signatures is that design is a collaborative…
 
Thirty years before the masthead

Thirty years before the masthead

This book is a lavishly illustrated summary of the three decades when Swiss…
 
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…
 
Stone love

Stone love

Since the early 1960s Michael Twyman has contributed to the establishment and…
 
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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