Issue 5, Winter 1991
Bank notes change hands without so much as a second glace – a daily act of faith that says much about our belief in their value. Yet these intricate artefacts are complex carriers of meaning. What makes a banknote look like a banknote and how does the global graphic language of money communicate its message?
Issue 18, Autumn 1995
For Britain’s public institutions, corporate image-building plays a central role in the marketing mix
Issue 11, Winter 1993
The comic book speech bubble has evolved into a highly expressive form of vernacular lettering
Issue 9, Summer 1993
Video packaging is an area of graphics both marginal and ubiquitous. Who decides how it looks?
Issue 13, Summer 1994
British design has split down the middle. Should its priority be art or analysis, and is the computer a new ‘language’ or simply a tool?
By Michael Horsham