Issue 18


Agenda, Janice Hart

Communication on the Web

Monitor, Loretta Staples

We are living in a time of profound ambiguity. Physical and institutional boundaries are in flux. The blur…


Abbott Miller

‘Putting too much interpretation into design is not good … For me, the reasons behind it are more…

A Humument
Eye editors

Tom Phillips’s treated novel is a key text in the short history of deconstruction and experimental…

Michael Horsham

For Britain’s public institutions, corporate image-building plays a central role in the marketing mix

William Owen

In Erik Spiekermann’s hands, typographic design is a tool for rendering the world more accessible

David Redhead

Eight-page illustrated feature on paperback book cover design, including interviews with the Senate, Rex…

The tenth pioneer
Martha Scotford

Cipe Pineles was a design innovator. Why, when the history came to be written, was she left out?

Andrew Blauvelt

Designers and critics alike reject style as shallow and meaningless. But they overlook the complex ways…

Ellen Lupton

Johanna Drucker pursues a double life as a historian of letterforms and a maker of artist’s books.