Blog: Photography

5 July 2022

Graphic design live #3

Graphic design live #3

Breaking the News in London; typewriters in Edinburgh; typographic protests in San Francisco; 23rd International Exhibition in Milan; Graphic Trial in Tokyo; Type Paris.

Here is a selection of current and upcoming events worth noting in your graphic design calendar.

7 June 2022

Graphic design live #2

Graphic design live #2

Susan Kare in Lyon; Josep Renau in Valencia; Type Tuesday; Typographics 2022 in NYC; Birmingham Design Festival; Iwan Baan and Francis Kéré in London

Here is a selection of current and upcoming events worth noting in your design calendar.

22 November 2021

Style and satire

Style and satire

What happened when Private Eye went to Town? Anne Braybon reveals a curious link between two very different 1960s magazines

In March 1962 Private Eye published About, a parody of About Town magazine (see Eye 96) …

2 August 2021

Saturday afternoon fever

Saturday afternoon fever

Muddy Dance is a slender, large-format, velour-covered volume of black and white photographic prints assembled…

29 March 2021

Books received #44

Books received #44

Africa State of Mind; The Paper by Christoph Niemann; Modern Heraldry; and Abbatt Toys, Modern Toys for Modern Children.
Time to shine a light on some fascinating books about design and visual culture that…

4 September 2020

Artificial sunshine

Artificial sunshine

Illuminated lettering signals entertainment and escapism by the sea. The fifth in Justin Burns’s series about coastal graphic design
If we take away the bright lights is there a place? The Blackpool Illuminations first…

20 July 2020

Pier review

Pier review

Decorative typography and lettering evoke the halcyon days of the British seaside. The fourth in Justin Burns’s series about coastal graphic design
Lettering, typography, and accentuated three-dimensional signs dominate the British coast, writes Justin Burns. The bright…

26 June 2020

Every Eye ever

Every Eye ever

A display of every edition of Eye from 1 to 100 turned magCulture into a surreal cross between gallery and newsagent, complete with masked customers. Art director Simon Esterson reports
On Thursday 18 June 2020, Jeremy Leslie was keen to celebrate customers being able to…

1 April 2020

Culture in colour

Culture in colour

Tereza Bettinardi designs ‘Cursos e Oficinas’, an abstract and vibrant book series for São Paulo organisation Sesc. By Jan Middendorp
Tereza Bettinardi is from Santa Maria, in the centre of Brazil’s southernmost state, where she…

31 January 2020

Sunday photo-painter

Sunday photo-painter

In the early 1950s, Swiss designer Gérard Ifert walked the streets of Paris on quiet Sundays, taking pictures of the colourmen’s shopfronts
The ‘designer as photographer’ is a trope that has been much explored in articles, books…
 
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