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Mr Beck’s uke map

Mr Beck’s uke map

Just over a hundred years ago the music business experienced its first major crisis.…
 
The physics of sitting

The physics of sitting

Brian Lutz’s Eero Saarinen: Furniture for Everyman will appeal to all designers – as…
 
More than a gender

More than a gender

‘I never set out to be the only woman blah-blah,’ insists Paula Scher, the first…
 
Design history disciplined

Design history disciplined

What kind of discipline is graphic design history? Catherine de Smet provided one…
 
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…
 
An enquiring mind

An enquiring mind

Ken Garland (b. 1929) is something of an enigma in British graphic design. Not…
 
Guerrilla warfare, semiotic style

Guerrilla warfare, semiotic style

The political philosophy of anarchism has attracted some extraordinary and perhaps…
 
Hardcore fluff

Hardcore fluff

Debates about education seem these days to have been reduced almost entirely to…
 
Snap!

Snap!

In late 1943, Edwin Land went on holiday with his family to Santa Fe. Land, then 34…
 
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