Eye, Issue 016, Spring 1995

Eye, Issue 016, Spring 1995

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Opinion:
Editorial Eye 16 by Rick Poynor
Is the education that graphic designers receive adequate to meet the changing role of the…
Why we should talk to our neighbours – Design education, Graphic design, Michèle-Anne Dauppe
Design education faces some important decisions. To what extent should it be about the study of the subject as well as its practice?
Critical spirit of a telephone book – Monitor, Robin Kinross
The all-lowercase Dutch phone book has yielded to the ‘Modern Traditionalism’ of Martin Majoor
Features:
Reputations: Katherine McCoy by Rick Poynor
After Cranbrook: Katherine McCoy on the way ahead
Wechlin-Tissot & Co brochure
Max Bill’s brochure for a Zurich medical supplier shows a less formal side to his Concrete Art
Seize the sans serif by Alex Seago
Raw, vigorous, experimental and often funny, Ark magazine helped to transform British graphics
Think of your ears as eyes by Adrian Shaughnessy
Barbara Wojirsch and Dieter Rehm bring a mysterious beauty to the record label graphics of ECM
Go-faster graphics by Jim Davies
Radical young designers changed the face of British design in the 1980s. A decade later, their inventions have been softened into easily identifiable styles endlessly recycled by the commercial mainstream
What is this thing called graphic design criticism? by Michael Rock, Rick Poynor
In the last ten years a substantial body of critical writing on graphic design has amassed. In this transatlantic dialogue, Rick Poynor and American design critic Michael Rock explore the state of design criticism now and put the arguments for different approaches
Art directing the opposition by Steven Heller
Daniel Walsh, former US Marine, founder of Liberation Graphics and self-styled ‘communications therapist,’ uses the poster to argue for alternative points of view
Language unleashed by Richard Hollis
Massin’s pioneering book designs of the 1960s used graphic devices to make the spoken word visible and enhance the text’s meaning
Reviews:
Dutch Graphic Design: A Century
Fuse ’94
The Swastika: Constructing the Symbol
Looking Closer: Critical Writings on Graphic Design
Mr Beck’s Underground Map
The internet: Looking past the hype
Software: The new Photoshop 3.0

Eye, Issue 016, Spring 1995
Eye, Issue 016, Spring 1995

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