Feature: Graphic design
Champions of the layered look, Nancy Skolos and Tom Wedell wed theory and technological wizardry
The man who gave form to Marshall McLuhan’s ‘global village’ designed books that were both for and ahead of their time
Max Bittrof was one of the leading German designers of the 1920s. Unlike many exponents of the New Typography, he was able to apply the aesthetic to a major commercial client
Video packaging is an area of graphics both marginal and ubiquitous. Who decides how it looks?
Designers used to stand for beauty and order. Now beauty is passé and ugliness is smart. How did we get here and is there any way out?
Robert Brownjohn wanted to eliminate the boundaries between experience and design. In an explosively short career of remarkable promise, he pushed graphics, advertising and film to their conceptual limits
‘My work is like a quarry. People see a stone they like, appropriate it and work it until there’s nothing left.’ Eye talks to the father of New Wave typography.