Issue 60


John L. Walters

Swiss kitsch
Critique, Rick Poynor

Are installations the new billboards? Or the twinkling face of corporate propaganda? Critique by Rick…

Letter to the editor, Rachel Marsh

Letter from Rachel Marsh

Letter to the editor, Darren Whittingham

Letter from Darren Whittingham, Start

Letter to the editor, Christopher Brawn

Letter from Christopher Brawn

Letter to the editor, Julian Curtis

Letter from Julian Curtis

Encounter, Simon Esterson , John L. Walters

Lella and Massimo Vignelli talk to Eye’s
John L. Walters and Simon Esterson

Agenda, Steve Rigley

India’s designers need to compete globally, but Western-style professionalisation could threaten the…


LA art school
Malcolm Garrett

From Punk to production design: the widescreen career of Alex McDowell

Matt Soar, Peter Hall

The rich pre-history of motion graphics is filled with inspiration for screen-based image-makers

Cheap Jack Flash
Eric Kindel

Fluorescent inks – costly, dramatic, even ‘vulgar’ – provided 1950s designers with a fresh…

By printers, for printers
Steve Hare

Until its 1980s demise, ‘Penrose’ documented a fascinating trail of printing and design developments

Crystal garden
Peter Blegvad

Crepuscular and cool, the Nobel Field is a ‘living instrument’, played by its visitors

Mike Kippenhan

Cartoon-like characters in logos and on signage are ubiquitous in South Korea

Steven Heller

Animator Jeff Scher uses dense, unorthodox techniques to make his highly original, image-rich films

David Womack

By cracking open commercial software,
a new breed of graphic designer is redefining type and image at code…