Review: Design history

 
Data storytelling in late Victorian London

Data storytelling in late Victorian London

The design community is currently fascinated by data storytelling. Everyone wants to design visual tales…
 
Seaside splendour

Seaside splendour

Eclectic, yet streamlined by design. It is perhaps unsurprising that Art Deco is associated with…
 
Many players on the Olympic stage

Many players on the Olympic stage

Germany first hosted an Olympic Games in 1936, in Berlin and Garmisch-Partenkirchen, and did so again…
 
Cinematic storyteller

Cinematic storyteller

David King: Designer, Activist, Visual Historian is an enthralling visual document of King’s work from his student experiments to the groundbreaking visual histories of his later years …

 
Captain litho

Captain litho

Barnett Freedman (1901-56) was an artist / designer from a Jewish immigrant family who grasped…
 
Max’s life is all mapped out

Max’s life is all mapped out

This book is about far more than Leslie MacDonald Gill (better known as Max) and can…
 
The glyphic and the vedutic

The glyphic and the vedutic

D. B. Dowd is Professor of Art and American Culture Studies at Washington University, St…
 
Minard’s retirement plans

Minard’s retirement plans

Sandra Rendgen’s The Minard System re-contextualises in book form for the first time the entire…
 
Adventures 
in the book trade

Adventures 
in the book trade

Printing R-Evolution’ has been an unexpected public success, confounding expectations that the incunabula period of…
 
Hard-working hooligans

Hard-working hooligans

Scan the pages of recent graphic design history, and its coverage of the rule-breaking mantras…
 
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