7 January 2023

Colin Forbes 1928-2022

Colin Forbes 1928-2022

Patrick Baglee

The death of Colin Forbes closes a significant chapter in the history of British graphic design. Obituary by Patrick Baglee

Thoughtful and methodical, serious about the work, Forbes’s diffidence was belied by the confidence and thoroughness of his output.

24 December 2022

Books received #50

Books received #50

Eye editors

The Most Beautiful Swiss Books; Topaff; AIAP Women in Design Award; and 10x1 54 (Contemporary African Art Fair)

To round up 2022, here are four reviews of award / anniversary books that caught Eye’s attention this year.

19 December 2022

Scenography and spectacle

Scenography and spectacle

Janet South

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

Gabriela Matuszyk

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

The inaugural experimental type festival ‘Inscript’ took place online from 12-16 October 2022 ...

4 December 2022

Graphic design live #8

Graphic design live #8

Eye editors

W. E. B. Du Bois in New York, Piotr Szyhalski in Minneapolis, Dieter Roth in Iceland and motion graphics in Shenzhen

As we head towards the end of the year and into the holiday season, here’s a list of talks and exhibitions this December.

28 November 2022

Join us for ‘Stories worth telling’

Join us for ‘Stories worth telling’

Eye editors

Buy your tickets for Type Tuesday on 6 December – with Jim Sutherland, Jahnavi Inniss and Richard Ardagh – and help raise money for St Bride

An evening with Jim Sutherland (Studio Sutherl&), Jahnavi Inniss and Richard Ardagh from New North Press ...

1 November 2022

Graphic design live #7

Graphic design live #7

Universal Everything in London; Abracadabra in New York; Offprint Paris; and photographer Jack Davison in London

November’s highlights include exhibitions and other events in London, Paris, and New York

26 October 2022

Books received #49

Books received #49

Eye editors

Marylou Faure; Karel Martens in space; Olimpia Zagnoli; and HELL: The People and Places by Chwast and Heller
It has been a while since we posted a handful of book releases. This month’s eclectic…

6 October 2022

Movers and shakers

Movers and shakers

Eye editors

Watch as DEMO takes over a multitude of Dutch public screens on Thursday 6 October

The second annual DEMO festival takes over 5000-plus screens on Dutch streets ...

3 October 2022

Graphic design live #6

Graphic design live #6

Eye editors

David King in London; Weltformat in Switzerland; Jeremy Deller in Barnsley; spy fever in New York; and experimental type online

Here is a selection of current and upcoming events that piqued the interest of our editorial team.

 
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