Issue 91, Spring 2016
In the ‘about’ section on the Colors website, you can see a sepia-tone photograph of…
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
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
Issue 49, Autumn 2003
It’s a messy hybrid of live chat show, summer camp, theatre and rock’n’roll
Issue 7, Summer 1992
Designers take a superior view of vernacular typography. Is it time to come down from on high?
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.