Monday, 4:17pm
6 February 2012

Noted #29

Faceless fashion; art supplies; speed Koyaanisqatsi; when John met Tyler

A few links to sites, images and texts that have caught our attention over the past week or so.

A Valentine’s day redesign is being planned for Harper’s Bazaar. Robin Derrick, former creative director of British Vogue, is a consultant. Terry Richardson snapped the cover (top) which features Gwyneth Paltrow.

The Museum of Forgotten Art Supplies includes includes a series of in-depth ‘Unforgettable Art Supply Moments’. Thanks to Hilly Beavan for this link.

Below: Godfrey Reggio’s movie Koyaanisqatsi sped up 1552 per cent to last just five minutes (but without Philip Glass’s score). By Wyatt Hodgson.

Eye editor John L. Walters made a guest appearance discussing recent magazines (including Random Spectacular, below) with Monocle founder Tyler Brûlé and host Gillian Dobias on last Saturday’s The Review on the Monocle24 internet radio station.


Above: spread by Jon McNaught from Random Spectacular.

Independent magazines Boat and Ammo are inviting illustrators from in and around London to ‘create a depiction of their own London – mapped in a way a stranger could follow.’

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’s available from all good design bookshops and online at the Eye shop, where you can buy subscriptions, back issues and single copies of the latest issue. Eye 81, has the theme of ‘Designers and clients’; Eye 82 will be on press next week.