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Sci-fi high

Sci-fi high

Malcolm Garret

I have not enjoyed a novel as much as Rian Hughes’s XX: A Novel, Graphic for some time …

 
Pop art before it was ‘Art’

Pop art before it was ‘Art’

John L. Walters

Several chapters into this captivating how-to book, Joby Carter jokes about ‘carrying on the fairground tradition …

 
Poster man and boy

Poster man and boy

Olivia Ahmad

Paul Rennie’s Tom Eckersley: A Mid-century Modern Master is a fascinating account of Eckersley’s prolific output as a designer and educator, lavishly illustrated … [EXTRACT]

 
Shaded tints, a view of US racism

Shaded tints, a view of US racism

Steven McCarthy

The Design of Race arrives at an inflection point in American society. Awareness of racial, socio-economic and class disparities has been at the forefront of national politics … [EXTRACT]

 
Type as art objet

Type as art objet

John L. Walters

‘At design school I became enamoured with typography,’ said Kris Sowersby to Mark Thomson in the…
 
Ambassador for reading

Ambassador for reading

Chris Vermaas

In his daughter Flora’s schoolyard, the late Dutch type designer Gerard Unger (1942-2018) was once approached by a mother who told him that her daughter … [EXTRACT]

 
Prism of teaching

Prism of teaching

Alex J. Todd

Paul Elliman once spoke of a hypothetical online teaching environment that would embrace digital resources: ‘dictionaries, search engines, mailing lists, chat-rooms … [EXTRACT]

 
Feminist pot-luck

Feminist pot-luck

Lisa Rosowsky

If you can get your hands on an original copy of Bookmaking on the Distaff Side, consider yourself lucky – it was printed in an edition of just 100 copies … [EXTRACT]

 
Cool lists for dark days

Cool lists for dark days

John L. Walters

Gilles Peterson is known for his unfeasibly large record collection and an unstoppable enthusiasm for Black…
 
Love letter to the future

Love letter to the future

Gabriela Matuszyk

For those (like myself), whose design education revolved around white male role models and Western-centric design canons, the idea of inclusivity … [EXTRACT]

 
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