Thursday, 4:13pm
28 June 2012

Books received Eye 48

The 1920s Scrapbook

By Robert Opie

New Cavendish Books, £14.95

American Signs: Form and Meaning on Route 66

By Lisa Mahar

The Monacelli Press,

To be reviewed in a future issue.


By Ryan Gander

Designed by Stuart Bailey

Artimo, €20

Browns: A Walk through Books

Written by Peter Kirby

Gabriele Capelli Editore,

GCE Directions Series no. 4


Deep Sites: Intelligent Innovation in Contemporary Web Design

By Max Bruinsma

With contributions by Sjoukje van der Meulen and Willem van Weelden

Designed by Annelys de Vet

Thames & Hudson, £18.95

To be reviewed in a future issue.

Experience, the media rat race

Edited by Frits Gierstberg and Bas Vroege

NAi Uitgevers, €32.50

An eccentric, tactile catalogue for the ‘Experience’ exhibition at the newly merged Nederlands fotomuseum.

Garry Emery: Outside Inside

Out, Inside Outside In

Images Publishing,

Emery Vincent Design

Images Publishing

Work by the respected Australian designer, and his former practice, as glimpsed in Eye no. 46 vol. 12.

Graphic Design for the 21st Century: 100 of the World’s Best Graphic Designers

By Charlotte and Peter Fiell

Taschen, £20

Gutenberg Galaxie 2: Irma Boom

Institut für Buchkunst Leipzig

To be reviewed in a future issue.

Hello World: A Life in Ham Radio

By Danny Gregory and Paul Sahre

Princeton Architectural Press, £16.99

To be reviewed in a future issue.

Identify: Building Brand through Letterheads, Logos and Business Cards

By Charlotte Rivers

Rotovision, £32.50

ijp: The Book of Surfaces

George Liaropoulos-Legendre

Architectural Association, £20

Designed by Nicola Bailey

The Illustrated Voice

By Craig Frazier

Graphis, USD45

A ‘rearview mirror’ look at Frazier’s career, plus thoughts on the theory and practice of illustration and design. Introduction by Ivan Chermayeff.

Improvisational Design

By Suguru Ishizaki

MIT Press, £22.25,

Inside the Business of Graphic Design: 60 Leaders Share Their Secrets of Success

By Catharine Fishel

Allworth, USD19.95

The Invisible Grail: In Search of the True Language of Brands

By John Simmons

Texere, £14.99

Looking Closer Four: Critical Writings on Graphic Design

Edited by Michael Bierut, William Drenttel and Steven Heller

Allworth Press, £15.95, USD21.95

New Material as New Media: The Fabric Workshop and Museum

By Marion Boulton Stroud

MIT Press, £33.50

A lavish, outsize book made to accompany a 25-year retrospective from the collection of this experimental arts laboratory in Philadelphia.

Outsize: Large Scale Graphic Design

By Chris Foges

Rotovision, £29.99

Pathfinder: A Way through Swiss Graphix

By Happypets products

Laurence King /IdN, £25

To be reviewed in a future issue of Eye

The Perfect Digital Portfolio

By Stephen Romaniello

AVA Publishing, £24.50

Poster Collection 07: Armin Hofmann

Lars Müller Publishers, €23

Street Graphics New York

By Barry Dawson

Thames & Hudson, £12.95

The latest instalment.

Super, Welcome to Graphic Wonderland

Edited by Thomas Bruggisser and Michel Fries

Die Gestalten Verlag, £25.00

Trying to get in between

By Maria Lindberg

Göteborgs Konsthall, distributed by Bookworks, £20

Type for the Internet and Other Digital Media

By Veruschka Götz

AVA, £24.50

Visual Thesaurus

By Chris Goveia

Rockport, £24.99

Yes Yes Y’all

The Experience Music Project Oral History of Hip-hop: the First Decade

By Jim Fricke and Charlie Ahearn

Perseus Press, £14.99

To be reviewed in a future issue.