Ian Noble

Recent articles by Ian Noble

Illustrators on the outside

Issue 37, Autumn 2000


A Digital Dolly? presents an overview of the recent history and current state of British…

The New Typography

Issue 48, Summer 2003


The statement in the publicity for the one-day event organised by Kingston University promised much…

Punk uncovered: an unofficial history of provincial opposition

Issue 33, Autumn 1999


British punk gave a sound, a voice and a visual currency to the disenfranchised and remote. Overlooked, uncelebrated and difficult – the output of the anonymous artworkers who packaged the vinyl spewed out by punk’s first waves captured the oppositional (and occasionally political) spirit of the time. By Russell Bestley and Ian Noble.

Words fail us

Issue 32, Summer 1999


Serious discussions of the relationships between message, audience and graphic design are still handicapped by a limited lexicon. Yet our need for an enriched language is greater than ever.