Review: Design history

 
A rallying cry for ethics

A rallying cry for ethics

There could not be a more apt time for the publication of Ethics in Design and…
 
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…
 
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…
 
Captain litho

Captain litho

Barnett Freedman (1901-56) was an artist / designer from a Jewish immigrant family who grasped…
 
Read and destroy

Read and destroy

Art and design pedagogy is generally agreed today on the imperative for educators to facilitate independent…
 
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…
 
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…
 
Information and emancipation

Information and emancipation

This book brings to light an audacious moment in the long career of civil rights…
 
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