Eye, Issue 005, Winter 1991

Eye, Issue 005, Winter 1991

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Opinion:
Eurothis and eurothat
Agenda, Robin Kinross
Will the political and monetary union of Europe lead to an increasingly homogeneous graphic design? Or will designers fight for solutions that are local to a country’s culture yet international is resonance?
Features:
Reputations: Barbara Kruger by Karrie Jacobs
Eye talks to the designer turned artist who confronts her audience with the tools of advertising.
After the wall by Michèle-Anne Dauppe
Unlimited horizons? East Berlin design group Grappa come to terms with the new Germany
Astro boy and the sex wars by Liz Farrelly
Curious comics: why the Japanese love their manga
Commercial Surrealist by Steven Heller
Are the pictures of Dallas photographer Geof Kern postmodern retro or authentic art?
Russell Mills: Material and metaphor by Marco Livingstone
Russell Mills was the original punk illustrator. Now he makes images of delicate abstraction.
Oil and water by Eye editors
Two Dutch books take the form of elegant visual essays on liquid themes.
The meaning of money by Michael Horsham
Bank notes change hands without so much as a second glace – a daily act of faith that says much about our belief in their value. Yet these intricate artefacts are complex carriers of meaning. What makes a banknote look like a banknote and how does the global graphic language of money communicate its message?
Reviews:
The Fourth Biennial AIGA National Design Conference
Magazine Design
Design After Dark: The Story of Dance Floor Styles
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Eye, Issue 005, Winter 1991
Eye, Issue 005, Winter 1991

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