Friday, 4:15pm
4 November 2011

Noted #18

Magazine covers, fashion illustration and the world’s worst fonts

More links to sites, articles and other things that grabbed our attention over the past week or so.

Stile Industria
An archive of Stile Industria covers (top) from This Is Display.

Worst fonts in the world
Are these the eight worst typefaces? Simon Garfield thinks so (in FastCo).

2012 Olympic Posters
The Guardian has a web-gallery of the just-launched (and much discussed, see ‘Olympic Deliverance’) 2012 Olympic posters by Fiona Banner, Rachel Whiteread, Bridget Riley and others.

Brainpickings looks back at Ralph Ginzburg’s fact: magazine.

A website collecting fashion illustration on magazine covers (below).


Eye is the world’s most beautiful and collectable graphic design journal, published quarterly for professional designers, students and anyone interested in critical, informed writing about graphic design and visual culture. It is available from all good design bookshops and online at the Eye shop. The new issue, Eye 81 is on its way to subscribers and bookstores worldwide – see Eye Before You Buy for a visual sample.