Issue 77


Editorial, the editor , John L. Walters

Photography and the joy of publishing in Eye 77.

California panorama
Critique, Rick Poynor

Emigre’s latest type catalogue uses historical sources to display wildly varied fonts with rollicking…


From bombs to brands
the editors

A new touring exhibition pays tribute to the civilised zeal of the Design Research Unit from 1942-72

Photography. Adventures in motion pictures

Slideshows, film, ‘motos’ and long portraits. Time-based picture-taking is transforming the way that…

Kerry William Purcell

‘It’s like a game of rock-paper-scissors, in which the flicker of film melts the frozen photograph.’…

Andrew Losowsky

Do editors’ demands for both motion and stills mean that an era of still photography is coming to an…

Adventures in motion pictures. Neil McIntosh
Eye editors

‘You can’t scan-read a five-minute film.’ Interview with Neil McIntosh, editor of Wall Street…

Adventures in motion pictures. Aerial ballet of upholstery
John L. Walters

Matthew Donaldson’s high-speed ‘still life’ photoshoot with GTF for Kvadrat at Pinewood

Adventures in motion pictures. ‘This is reality’
John L. Walters

Tim Hetherington and Restrepo, the prize-winning documentary he made with Sebastian Junger

Adventures in motion pictures. Narrative arc
John L. Walters

Editorial photographer Lauren Greenfield on the jump from ‘essay form’ to story-telling

All my own work
Wayne Ford

Books lie at the heart of photography’s history. Now photographers are opting for the freedom and…

Every detail counts
Wayne Ford

Wayne Ford profiles a ‘major force in British photography’

Out of the darkroom
John Ridpath

Newport’s reputation for cutting-edge photography is based on a solid grounding in film-based techniques…

Human touch
Eye writers, Camilla Grey, Liz Danzico, Tom Hartshorn, Brendan Dawes, Alfrido Triviño, Jason Fields

Six opinionated iPad users share their thoughts on apps – photography, entertainment, news, football…

Reputations: Paula Scher
John L. Walters

‘I am fascinated by organisations and the way people behave in power structures.’

Two wheels good
John Ridpath

Designers have always been attracted to bicycles. A new breed of cycling mags shows just how deep that…

David Pearson: inside out
John L. Walters

The man who made series design fashionable (and profitable) at Penguin is also a publisher who relishes…

Slow print
John L. Walters

Allow plenty of time to read Marian Bantjes’ highly personal book debut.

A nose for type
Eye editors

A new publisher of ‘visual writing’ launches with this typographic reboot of an eighteenth-century…

Memory of books
Sonia Sánchez

An elaborate, tactile catalogue – and a digital typeface – pay tribute to a golden age of Spanish…