Willy Fleckhaus

Recent articles about Willy Fleckhaus

A single-minded art director

Issue 93, Winter 2017

Review

A stone’s throw from the building in Cologne where Twen, Germany’s Zeitgeist magazine of the…

One week in pictures

Issue 73, Autumn 2009

Feature

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

Paint it black

Issue 3, Spring 1991

Feature

No one ran pictures bigger, cropped them tighter or had a darker vision than Willy Fleckhaus, the art director’s art director

Naked words

Issue 82, Winter 2012

Feature

Type-only book covers – whether deliberately austere, functional … or shouting loud from the shelves – have always had a place in publication design.