Elizabeth Glickfeld

Recent articles by Elizabeth Glickfeld

Normcore inferno

Issue 99, Autumn 2019


As brand mania reaches new heights the new logotypes of luxury brands become ever more remarkable in their blandness

Reputations: Stuart Geddes

Issue 92, Summer 2016


‘I am interested in exploring different archetypes of books … I like to create friction between design conventions and juxtapose them to make something new.’

A cornucopia of Indian design

Issue 86, Autumn 2013


This anthology of interviews with Indian graphic designers gained exposure in the UK earlier this…

More than a gender

Issue 85, Spring 2013


‘I never set out to be the only woman blah-blah,’ insists Paula Scher, the first…

Every word in its place

Issue 84, Autumn 2012


Reading Richard Hollis’s writings, one can’t help wondering how the esteemed graphic designer, writer and…

Recent blog posts about Elizabeth Glickfeld

Exhibition ephemera

26 June 2015
Book design, Graphic design, Reviews, Visual culture

Graphic designers collect all kinds of ephemera, from boxes crammed with flyers to pinboards covered…

An umbrella approach

3 December 2012

A simple three-minute animation is the first product of the new visual journalism department at The Times, an initiative that aims to explore new ways of reporting the news.
The machinations of the contemporary global economy are often difficult for the lay-person to understand…

Busy doing nothing

26 November 2012
Design education, Graphic design, Illustration, Magazines

Le Petit Néant, a new annual drawing magazine, is designed to heighten ambiguity and avoid categorisation.
Le Petit Néant is an earnest name for a drawing magazine. French for ‘The Small…

Not the usual suspects

16 October 2012

Film and theatre posters by lesser-known Polish designers go on show in East London
‘Iluzjon’, which opens later this week, showcases lesser-known Polish film and theatre posters from the…

The magazine that wasn't

10 October 2012
Design history, Graphic design, Magazines, Visual culture

Aspen, the cultural journal that challenged the limits of its form, goes on display at Whitechapel Gallery in London
To read an edition of Aspen magazine is to flip through a booklet, unfurl a…

Golden conundrum

10 August 2012
Brand madness, Critical path, Typography, Visual culture

Five years on, the ‘dissonant’ London 2012 visual identity still doesn’t work. Meanwhile, designers pine for Tokyo, Mexico City and Munich … By Elizabeth Glickfeld
‘Let the games begin,’ they said, and so to the latest round of logo-bashing writes…