For its 50th anniversary, the Arles festival stages a
generous array of contemporary and historical
exhibitions. Photo Critique by Rick Poynor.
Issue 92, Summer 2016
In the late 1950s I had tea in London with László Moholy-Nagy’s former secretary, surrounded…
Issue 91, Spring 2016
The musical Cabaret gave a popular view of Berlin between the two world wars; the…
Issue 86, Autumn 2013
Stencil typefaces – late arrivals on the typographic scene – are going in new directions and rediscovering their history.
Issue 58, Winter 2005
Jürgen Holstein’s volume of rare Weimar-era jackets and covers is an extraordinary labour of love
Issue 26, Autumn 1997
Rodchenko, Lissitzy and Moholy-Nagy were founding fathers of modern graphic design. Art historians have assured…
Issue 9, Summer 1993
Max Bittrof was one of the leading German designers of the 1920s. Unlike many exponents of the New Typography, he was able to apply the aesthetic to a major commercial client