Issue 57


Agenda, David Crowley
Admen plunder the past – with no history to call their own
Expert flesh creepers
Rick Poynor
Chris Cunningham’s new film is a stomach-churning diversion from our digitally finessed world. Critique by Rick Poynor
John L. Walters
The editor summarises the contents of the latest issue of Eye
Jon Forss
Tony Hart’s BBC TV children’s art programme Take Hart inspired the work of designer John Forss
From the contents page of Eye no. 57 vol. 15


Steve Rigley
Design educators are finding that letterpress nurtures creativity and visual abstraction
Steven Heller
Alan Aldridge’s art direction of Beatles lyrics gave a graphic twist to the Swinging Sixties
Chris Brawn
Katherine Gillieson
Children’s information books communicate their content with an energetic visual language
Will Hoon
The UK’s red-top sports pages shout out a riotous assembly of colour, words and close-ups
Stuart McKee
Can designers and scientists teach each other how to express new concepts in text and image?
Food dye chromatography
John L. Walters
Stanley Donwood’s artwork for Matthew Herbert’s polemical album finds colour in chemistry
John Warwicker
Tokyo’s TDC rewards work that transcends means, intention, content, context – and just ‘is’
Steven Heller
World religions put their faith in the standard quarter-inch grooved changeable letter board