Issue 88


Readymade format
Design history, Visual culture, Critique, Rick Poynor

An illustrated ‘gift book’ dictionary by Heretic brings Marcel Duchamp’s ideas to a wider audience.…

Editorial Eye 88
Editorial, John L. Walters
Publication design is a thread that runs through Eye 88. There’s the innovation in…


Jim Boulton

Digital archeologist Jim Boulton explores the creative history of computer technology

The retoucher’s accidental art
Rick Poynor

The reworked press photos now being discarded are unique objects and compellingly strange images. Raynal…

Another frame for the news
Tom Harrad

The redesign of RTL Nieuws makes a radical break with the conventions of television news graphics…

Powered flight
John L. Walters

For fifteen years, Pegasus, an international biannual corporate magazine designed by Derek Birdsall, led…

Reputations: Irma  Boom
Anne Miltenburg

‘I compare my work to architecture. I don’t build villas, I build social housing. The books are…

To have and to hold
Robert Hanks

The challenges of digital publishing have galvanised a new spirit in book design and production. Is it…

The hi-res past
Natalie Orenstein

E. M. Ginger’s company 42-line specialises in digital facsimiles of rare books, manuscripts and art.

In the right place
Gerald Cinamon

In this extract from his book, Gerald Cinamon explains how he brought integrated book design to Penguin…

Open up the future
Cláudio Ferlauto

As São Paulo prepares for the 2014 AGI Open, Cláudio Ferlauto argues that design education in Brazil is…