Blog: Technology

19 December 2022

Scenography and spectacle

Scenography and spectacle

A new exhibition at the restored Battersea Power Station charts the site’s history, climaxing in a lift that takes visitors 109 metres high. By Janet South
There is a button in the great glass lift in Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate…

12 December 2022

Access to the futures of type

Access to the futures of type

‘Inscript’, a five-day virtual type festival, provided a platform for new technologies and new approaches to typography. By Gabriela Matuszyk

‘Inscript’, a five-day virtual type festival, provided a platform for new technologies and new approaches to typography.

20 September 2022

Analogue survivors

Analogue survivors

Bob Richardson’s collection of BBC-related ephemera at St Bride is a must-see
‘A Kingdom of Cardboard’, which runs until 6 January 2023 at St Bride Library, is an…

23 August 2022

How green is graphic design?

How green is graphic design?

sustainability, TypeTuesday

Experts from the world of print, paper and graphic design discuss sustainability and print on Tuesday 6 September 2022

Join Pureprint’s Richard Owers, Jon Hill (Tortoise), Fedrigoni’s Annette Clayton and Eye’s Simon Esterson and guests to discuss doing the sustainable thing …



8 August 2022

Graphic design live #4

Graphic design live #4

Ghost signs tour in London; Spanish fruit brands in Valencia; Gilles de Brock in Chaumont; Federico Fellini in Zurich
In August, we are heading to London, Valencia, Chaumont and Zurich for a series of design-related…

2 August 2022

Sparks of inspiration

Sparks of inspiration

A new software package enables designers to render computer algorithms in print – embracing creative randomness and chance

A new software package enables designers to render computer algorithms in print – embracing creative randomness and chance

2 July 2021

Novo Typo goes off the grid

Novo Typo goes off the grid

At Berlin’s A—Z gallery, Dutch designer Mark van Wageningen tests the limits of self-sufficiency with his new project Offgrid. By Jan Middendorp
In Eye 94, four years ago, we described the unorthodox typographic research methods of Amsterdam…

25 May 2021

The clarity of the innocent eye

The clarity of the innocent eye

ken garland

In this previously unpublished essay from 2003, Ken Garland (who died last week) urges designers to be ‘alert’. In an afterword, Andrew Howard explains the context
I’ve been working as a graphic designer for 50 years, first as an art director…

3 February 2021

To share or not to share …

To share or not to share …

Designers are uniquely placed to navigate the ethical issues of our increasingly connected world. John Ridpath speaks to Clever°Franke about a speculative labelling system and Cirque du Data
Engaging the public around the topic of data (and its responsible use) has been a…

1 January 2021

Rigorous play

Rigorous play

For almost three decades East Berlin duo Cyan has produced urgent, experimental yet precise graphic design. Jan Middendorp meets them while the city sleeps
Like all design studios, Berlin’s Cyan has gone through a very unusual year, writes Jan…
 
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