Gabriela Matuszyk

Recent articles by Gabriela Matuszyk

Unfinished narratives

Issue 103, Summer 2022

Review

In recent years, there has been a surge in the number of books and projects that…

Love letter to the future

Issue 102, Autumn 2021

Review

For those (like myself), whose design education revolved around white male role models and Western-centric design canons, the idea of inclusivity … [EXTRACT]

Japan in the fast lane

Issue 102, Autumn 2021

Review

Tokyo 1964 Official Poster (No 3) Butterfly Swimmer designed by Kamekura Yūsaku. Courtesy of Prince Chichibu…

The designer as podcaster

Issue 98, Spring 2019

Feature

Podcasts deliver a mini-conference to the smartphone in your pocket

Recent blog posts about Gabriela Matuszyk

Serious fun

25 May 2022
Book design, Graphic design, Reviews, Visual culture

Camille Walala’s new monograph makes explicit the influences on her colourful community projects, furniture and large-scale public art. Review by Gabriela Matuszyk

In Taking Joy Seriously, Camille Walala shows how bold colours and playful patterns have become a fundamental part of her practice …

Year of the pictograms

8 September 2021
Brand madness, Design history, Graphic design, Information design, Posters, Reviews

‘Tokyo 1964’ demonstrates the lasting influence of that year’s games on design for the Olympics
As this year’s Tokyo Olympic Games were nearing their end, an exhibition exploring the legacy…

Risoholics of the world unite!

23 November 2020
Book design, Design education, Graphic design, Technology

A book printed entirely in Risograph technology seeks to share the love of this intriguing printing technique. By Gabriela Matuszyk and Kiki Chang
It took 850 days, 74 tubes of soy ink, fifteen colours, 660 masters, 690,000 sheets…

A matter of (sour) taste

30 July 2020
Food design, Graphic design, Posters, Uncategorized, Visual culture

The Slavs and Tatars collective makes satirical exhibitions and installations that use pickling as a metaphor. By Gabriela Matuszyk
‘Pickle Politics’ is an eight-work cycle from collective Slavs and Tatars, writes Gabriela Matuszyk. For…

Designers are only human

25 May 2018
Critical path, Graphic design, Typography, Visual culture

‘Beyond Change’, a wide-ranging conference in Basel, Switzerland, gave voice to subjects often ignored within design discourse. By Katie Evans and Gabriela Matuszyk.
Thursday 8 March 2018 was International Women’s Day, marking the end of a significant twelve…