13 February 2024

Books received #56 (magazines)

Books received #56 (magazines)

Eye editors

Magazines with book-like qualities: Notebook, Somesuch Stories, Print Control and Backstage Stories

An overview of four striking indie mags: Notebook, Somesuch Stories, Print Control and Backstage Stories

6 February 2024

Kitty kitty bang bang

Kitty kitty bang bang

Janet South

An new exhibition in London examines the irresistible power of kawaii, or ‘cuteness’
You enter ‘Cute’ at Somerset House through a gallery of AI kitten images created by Graphic…

22 January 2024

Parisienne walkways

Parisienne walkways

Gabriela Matuszyk

A new trilogy from the Mainstone Press is a whimsical journey through shopfronts, fairgrounds and the literary scene of 1920s Paris. By Gabriela Matuszyk
The Mainstone Press may be known to those interested in British artist, designers and illustrators from…

11 January 2024

Two winners, 2000 losers

Two winners, 2000 losers

Steven McCarthy

Minnesota’s crowd-sourced flag and seal raise questions for professional design practice, writes Steven McCarthy

Minnesota’s crowd-sourced flag and seal raise questions for professional design practice, writes Steven McCarthy

31 December 2023

Women in the room

Women in the room

Eye editors

The fifth edition of the AIAP Women in Design Awards (AWDA) brought together exemplary work from around the world.

The fifth edition of the AIAP Women in Design Awards (AWDA) brought together exemplary work from around the world.

14 December 2023

Science visualisation masterclass

Science visualisation masterclass

Anne Odling-Smee

Building Science Graphics both recognises and responds to the growing need for scientists and designers to work together, writes Anne Odling-Smee.

Building Science Graphics both recognises and responds to the growing need for scientists and designers to work together

1 December 2023

Books received #55

Books received #55

Eye editors

Christian Marclay catalogue; concrete poetry anthology; and 50 years of ISTD’s TypoGraphic

Three books about visual culture and typography that crossed Eye’s desks in recent months

24 November 2023

Dotting the ‘i’

Dotting the ‘i’

Quentin Newark

‘Phil Baines shows us how to revel in the joy of graphic design.’ Quentin Newark reviews ‘Extol’

Quentin Newark reviews ‘Extol: Phil Baines Celebrating Letters’ at CSM’s Lethaby Gallery

6 November 2023

The fantastic light trip

The fantastic light trip

John L. Walters

Kevin Foakes (aka DJ Food) uncovers a strange, bright corner of analogue audiovisual culture

Wheels of Light is about the light shows devised for gigs and discos in the 1970s, 80s and 90s

2 November 2023

Sleepover

Sleepover

Janet South

The second volume of James Mollison’s book is a moving photographic tale of children’s sleeping arrangements. Review by Janet South

The second volume of Where Children Sleep features stories Mollison found while travelling on assignments

 
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