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Pieced together in Ambleside

I’m sure that most designers will know about some aspect of Kurt Schwitters’ work…
 

Design’s virtual Woodstock

I was spoilt for choice. The speakers had all been outstanding, the line-up stellar, the…
 

The font now arriving at Platform 1

Stories in the glossier design books usually have neat endings: the project is completed…
 
Bauhaus

Bauhaus

‘Arguing is part of the Bauhaus,’ says Philipp Oswalt, director of the current Dessau…
 
Iron curtain Vegas

Iron curtain Vegas

In the mind’s eye, the Eastern Europe of the cold war is painted with a grey wash…
 
Boy’s Own inventions

Boy’s Own inventions

American Heritage, a hardcover quarterly, was my favourite magazine in the 960s for…
 

Logos without words

Despite the soft cover, this book by Angus Hyland and Steven Bateman is anything but…
 

Mixed doubles

Apprenticed first as a hoodlum graffiti artist, then as a calligrapher and graphic…
 

Maira to the max

The illustrative art of Maira Kalman (see Reputations, Eye 47) has a special place in…
 
Penguin in pictures

Penguin in pictures

The Penguin Collectors’ Society is an owners club for people who worship at the…
 
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