Paula Scher

Recent articles about Paula Scher

Two cheers for publishing

Issue 98, Spring 2019

Feature

A two-volume book packed with graphic design history is a visual blockbuster, but does little for scholarship. By Rick Poynor

The accessible elite

Issue 86, Autumn 2013

Feature

Linda Kwon reports on a design conference that aims to fight the ‘velvet rope syndrome’

More than a gender

Issue 85, Spring 2013

Review

‘I never set out to be the only woman blah-blah,’ insists Paula Scher, the first…

The boy’s book of Pentagram

Issue 11, Winter 1993

Review

Pentagram are masters of self-promotion. ‘Books win friends,’ says Theo Crosby, ‘and buying friendship is…

Reputations: Paula Scher

Issue 77, Autumn 2010

Feature

‘I am fascinated by organisations and the way people behave in power structures.’

Sticks in the mind

Issue 69, Autumn 2008

Feature

Does anyone care about posters, or are they just an ego-trip for the designers who still make them?

Changing of the guard

Issue 8, Autumn 1993

Opinion

American graphic design is divided. The once rebellious avant-garde has become the status quo, while the new guard shun their elders’ example and adhere to few of the old ‘isms’

Recent blog posts about Paula Scher

Noted #83

20 September 2017
Graphic design, Illustration, New media, Typography, Visual culture

Sea Prayer, Poster House, Pit, Straight No Chaser and National 2
Here are a few things – VR journalism, Poster House, new issues of Pit and…

Books received #13

27 February 2015
Design history, Graphic design, Illustration, Photography, Reviews, Typography

Ligne B, Editorial Design, T: A Typology of T-Shirts, Greetings from Retro Design and The Type Taster
Here’s another round-up of some of the design-related titles piling up at Eye’s Shoreditch office…

Plus is more

7 December 2014
Graphic design, Posters, Reviews, Typography

The cover of Unit Editions’ Type Plus highlights the book’s arguments, writes Sarah Snaith. Designers…

Chat show

11 October 2013
Design education, Design history, Graphic design, Magazines, Typography, Visual culture

Pam Bowman and Matt Edgar report from day one of the AGI Open conference in London, where the theme was ‘dialogue’
London’s AGI Open set out to shun the standard conference show-and-tell format, and to bring…

No pressure

15 April 2013
Design history, Graphic design, Illustration

A glimpse at the ethos behind Alliance Graphique Internationale and the upcoming AGI Open London 2013
The public profile of the Alliance Graphique Internationale (AGI) is not especially high, which is…