Issue 92


Editorial Eye 92
Editorial, John L. Walters
In the feature ‘Tune out, dive deep, read on’, Riposte magazine founders Shaz Madani and…
Browsing, or reading?
Graphic design, Magazines, Photography, Typography, Visual culture, Rick Poynor
A new shop demonstrates the global resurgence of indie magazines. Critique by Rick Poynor


Reputations: Stuart Geddes
Elizabeth Glickfeld
‘I am interested in exploring different archetypes of books … I like to create friction between design conventions and juxtapose them to make something new.’
Take my concept
Rick Poynor
Boris Bućan’s early posters display an audacity that challenges divisions between graphic design and fine art
A manual of hand-made Modernism
Peter Bain
In 1949, a comprehensive portfolio by Swiss designer Walter Käch helped set the stage for postwar innovation in letterform design
Tune out, dive deep, read on
Meg Carter
Riposte magazine’s innovative format, diverse contents and clean design challenge the formulaic mainstream. Meg Carter interviews its founders, Danielle Pender and Shaz Madani
The thin controller
Tom Harrad
Progress bars have changed the way we engage with songs, films and stories
I am a poster
David Crowley
David Crowley, curator of ‘The Poster Remediated’ at the Warsaw International Poster Biennale, examines some of the relationships that exist between posters and the human body
Time machine
John L. Walters
Each summer since 1973, artist Tom Phillips has taken photos of the same twenty places in his South London neighbourhood. The resulting artwork – 20 Sites n Years – is both conceptual art and social history
Ambition and illustration
Alan Male
Alan Male welcomes a return to the ‘polymath principle’, the idea that an illustrator should engage with their subject matter at a deeper, more authorial level