Eye, Issue 025, Summer 1997

Eye, Issue 025, Summer 1997

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Opinion:
Learning to read and write images – Editorial, Max Bruinsma
Merging more and more with a ‘metadisciplinary’ visual culture, the role of graphic design is changing…
Sensory montage – Screen, Jessica Helfand
Technology’s mission to merge reality and fiction reflects the divided self of its operators – behind…
The end of the line – Agenda, Jamie Hobson
By favouring drawing over communication in the selection of students, graphic design education is missing the point
Features:
Reputations: Milton Glaser by Steven Heller
‘I am nervous about ideologies, whether it’s the ideology of business or the ideology of Bolshevism. I get nervous in the presence of absolute certainty’
Between histories by Orsat Franković
The graphic design legacy of the young republic of Croatia can be traced through its turbulent past and rich traditions. By Orsat Francović
Stop worrying and learn to love the Web
Designers overcome their initial contempt for a low-resolution medium to bring clarity to the World Wide Web
Culture in a cold climate by Will Novosedlik
In the ‘post-intellectual’ era, four Canadians use their talents in the service of creative discourse and the act of reading
The aesthetics of transience by Max Bruinsma
With computers as the means for limitless manipulations of signs, designers now exalt subjectivity and impermanence
Compare and contrast by Emily King
With a CD-ROM based on its legendary lettering archive, Central Saint Martins has created a new tool and resource
Other spaces by Rick Poynor
Paul Elliman tells his students that “everything you know is wrong”, embracing error to find ideas where others see junk
Manipulation for the masses by Brett Wickens
Version 4 of Adobe Photoshop, the champion of photo processing software, comes with new tools for Web designers
Eros by Steven Heller
In 1962 Ralph Ginsburg and Herb Lubalin defied puritantical America with the four issues of their erotic magazine Eros
Willem Sandberg: Warm printing by Mafalda Spencer
The Dutch pioneer’s catalogues for the Stedelijk show a tactile use of sensual materials and experimental typography
Reviews:
Visual Explanations: Images and Quantities, Evidence and Narrative
Counterpunch: Making Type in the Sixteenth Century, Designing Typefaces Now
Graphic Design: Reproduction and Representation Since 1800

Eye, Issue 025, Summer 1997
Eye, Issue 025, Summer 1997

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