Tibor Kalman

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Dreaming in Colors

Issue 91, Spring 2016


In the ‘about’ section on the Colors website, you can see a sepia-tone photograph of…

One week in pictures

Issue 73, Autumn 2009


Now we are deluged with more images than ever, we have lost faith in the power of the photo to express anything other than our personal reality. We don’t take the production of meaning seriously and we use pictures with less fluency and purpose than earlier generations of photographers, designers and editors. We don’t know what we’re trying to say and we don’t know who we are saying it for. We don’t value expertise and commitment and we don’t believe in the photographer’s mission – nor do we think it is likely to have any effect. Rick Poynor looks at one week’s magazine journalism, and finds that this ocean of pictures tells uncomfortable truths about who we are now

Conference madness

Issue 49, Autumn 2003


It’s a messy hybrid of live chat show, summer camp, theatre and rock’n’roll

Reputations: Tibor Kalman

Issue 20, Spring 1996


Moira Cullen interviews Tibor Kalman

The chair man dances

Issue 28, Summer 1998


This little red book is a capitalist keepsake – a testament to the corporate culture of a chair company with exotic picture research.

High and low (a strange case of us and them?)

Issue 7, Summer 1992


Designers take a superior view of vernacular typography. Is it time to come down from on high?

Mondo magazines

Issue 4, Summer 1991


Some of the sharpest and most influential graphic design ideas come from the new magazines. Eye thumbs the pages of the international press and takes a close look at three of the most consistently creative titles: i-D, Interview, and Beach Culture

Tibor Kalman and P. Scott Makela

Issue 32, Summer 1999


Tibor KalmanP. Scott Makela

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Insanely integrated, day one

12 November 2013
Design history, Graphic design, Posters, Reviews, Technology, Visual culture

Despite its vague theme of ‘The fluidity in-between …’, the Integrated2013 conference in Antwerp was sharp and entertaining
The biannual Integrated conference organised by Hugo Puttaert, can seem bewilderingly complex at first glance…