Issue 49


Critical path, Design history, Magazines, Agenda, Daniel Nadel
Agenda In the spring issue of Eye (no. 47 vol. 12) I wrote a particularly harsh…
Evolutionary tales
Critique, Rick Poynor

A new novel uses the possibilities of visual prose to tackle a timely subject. Critique by Rick Poynor

Deborah Burnstone

The European Commission takes steps to ban sexist imagery in the media

John L. Walters
There is a moment in Adrian Shaughnessy’s profile of Angela Lorenz where the latter…


Alice Twemlow

It’s a messy hybrid of live chat show, summer camp, theatre and rock’n’roll

Paul Neale

Cock-ups appreciated by Paul Neale, Graphic Thought Facility

Malcolm, Peter … and Keith
Rick Poynor

The British New Wave was born at a boys’ school near Manchester

Michael Worthington

Gerstner’s curious compendium is a dense brick of knowledge

Daoud Sarhandi

300 murders near the Ciudad Juárez sweatshops provoke a graphic ‘shout’

Steven Heller

The atomic bomb’s mushroom cloud has become the logo of annihilation

Adrian Shaughnessy

A Berliner’s work finds parallels between laptop music and design. By Adrian Shaughnessy

Laptop aesthetics
Adrian Shaughnessy

A crackly, digital approach informs one of three current design trends.

Nico Macdonald

Modern-day map-making may be a way out of Web design’s stasis

Adam Deschamps

The Burmese town of Pyay has government slogans on every lamppost