Issue 14


Graphic design, Editorial, Rick Poynor
Graphic design is so deeply inscribed within the fabric of everyday life that it is…
First things last
Letter to the editor, Ken Garland

Letter from Ken Garland in Eye 14

Time for debate
Letters to the editor, Nico Macdonald , Kevin McCullagh

Letter from Kevin McCullagh and Nico Macdonald in Eye 14

Jekyll and Hyde
Letters to the editor, Nick Franchini

Letter from Nick Franchini in Eye 14

Rob Dewey

Graphic design is gripped by an identity crisis. A broader definition of the discipline would provide…

Julia Thrift

Corporate identity’s success may also be its undoing. The fear of making mistakes has led to a bland…


Eye editors

In the hands of Dieter Rot, the British newspaper was transformed into a striking artist’s book

Peter Rea

‘Radical modernism is my reaffirmation of the idealistic roots of our modernity, adjusted to include…

William Owen

‘Multimedia’ may well be one of the most overused words of the 1990s. What does it mean for designers…

William Owen

William Owen looks at design in the age of digital reproduction

Bob Cotton

Interactivity is one of the central concepts of multimedia. Bob Cotton, co-author of The Cyberspace…

Ellen Lupton, Laurie Haycock Makela

Women who have shaped the profession by their own work and by enabling those around them

Anne Burdick

ReVerb is a four woman, one-man design team in the heart of polyglot Los Angeles. In their conceptually…

Theatre of dreams
Rick Poynor

Andrzej Klimowski is obsessed with eyes, faces, hands, angels and devils. He is one of Britain’s most…

Abbott Miller

Stock photography receives little attention and wins even fewer awards, but it makes up a corporate…