31 March 2009
Type, Metahaven and TDR
Get your hands on a copy of Eye 71. Plus Type Week on the blog
The new issue of Eye 71 is out. And to celebrate, we are having our first-ever Type Week on the blog.
Watch this space for blogs about typography books, typefaces, new technology and extracts from Eye 71.
Eye 71’s contents include:
Ian Anderson, The Designers Republic
interview by Liz Farrelly
Profile / Metahaven
by Rick Poynor
Type special / Contemporary typefaces
by Deborah Littlejohn
Type special / New Rail Alphabet
by John L. Walters
Type special / Size-specific fonts
Scale and spirit
by Paul Shaw
Type special / Magazine lettering
Drawn to be wild
by Rian Hughes
Type special / Superfamilies
The DNA of ABCs
by Sofie Beier
Plus: the uncoated section includes reviews of:
Antoine+Manuel, graphiste et designer
Red Star Over Russia
Overspray: Riding High with the Kings of California Airbrush Art
Cover Versions: The Album Art of Steve Hardstaff
Nudge: Improving Decisions About Health, Wealth, and Happiness
And thought-provoking Education piece that asks whether type design teaching is losing its ‘soul’ by shunning the master-apprentice model.
It’s a riveting read.
Look out for more on the blog later today,
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, where you can buy subscriptions and single issues.