Christopher Wilson

Recent articles by Christopher Wilson

It’s a jumble out there

Issue 72, Summer 2009


[This is an extract from Eye no. 72 vol. 18 Summer 2009. To order the full, printed…

Show more and tell more

Issue 66, Winter 2007


A decade ago I worked for a design firm on a permanent exhibition. The first thing…

How to be a graphic designer without losing your shirt

Issue 58, Winter 2005


This book sets out to ‘help you become an effective and self-reliant graphic…

Gut instinct and self-scrutiny [EXTRACT]

Issue 51, Spring 2004


Monographs on designers have always been a more problematic concept than those on…

Reputations: Phil Baines

Issue 69, Autumn 2008


‘I could never subscribe to a particular way of doing things – I was always more pick ’n’ mix. I’d…

Bullet point

Issue 78, Winter 2010


Christopher Wilson is struck by flaws in the graphic analysis of JFK’s death

The look of Lolita

Issue 43, Spring 2002


The author ‘emphatically opposed’ showing a girl on the cover. Most publishers ignored him

Reputations: Richard Hollis

Issue 59, Spring 2006


‘The ideal situation is where you sit with the client and design with them. If anything is…

Reputations: David King

Issue 48, Summer 2003


‘You develop a visual style as you would a handwriting one … The content is what you concentrate…

Dismissal or criticism?

Issue 48, Summer 2003


Letter from Christopher Wilson