Kuchar Swara

Recent articles about Kuchar Swara

Face in the crowd

Issue 91, Spring 2016


Amid the rush of modern gadgetry, Kuchar Swara’s Sekford watches stand out because they are, paradoxically, timeless

Art and art direction – Kuchar Swara

Issue 73, Autumn 2009


The relationship between art directors and photography has developed in myriad ways alongside changes in fashion, taste and technology. Here we profile four very different practitioners: editorial designer Kuchar Swara, who collaborates regularly with photographers such as Nigel Shafran and Coppi Barbieri; Jens Gehlhaar (of directors’ collective Brand New School), who moves effortlessly between moving image campaigns, still photography and CGI; Thomas Lenthal, creative director for luxury fashion brands and his own magazine Paradis; and Daniel Eatock, whose approach to photography provides a provocative link between conceptual art and an objective, ‘vernacular’ approach to snapshot culture. All four have plenty to say about the place of photography and photographers in their working lives.

Recent blog posts about Kuchar Swara

Type Tuesday: Design and time

29 November 2015
Graphic design, Magazines, Technology, Type Tuesday, Typography, Visual culture

See you at St Bride Library at 7pm sharp. DixonBaxi and Kuchar Swara headline the final Type Tuesday of 2015
The final Type Tuesday event of the year has the subject of Design and time…

Cover story

8 August 2013
Brand madness, Graphic design, Magazines, Photography, Posters, Visual culture

You’ve seen that face before. But why is Jeanne Moreau (as seen in La Notte) staring soulfully from the cover of Eye 85?
The cover of the current issue, Eye 85, has attracted lots of (largely welcome) attention…

Port of entry

24 February 2011
Graphic design, Illustration, Magazines, Typography, Visual culture

Two art directors and an editor launch a brand new men’s magazine
You could be forgiven for thinking that the cold Spring of 2011, with its cutbacks…