Eye, Issue 054, Winter 2004

Eye, Issue 054, Winter 2004

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Opinion:
Editorial Eye 54
One of the themes discussed in Eye 53, our ‘Brand madness special issue’, was the…
Second fiddle by Rick Poynor
Two high-profile fine art magazines treat themselves to typographic makeovers. Critique by Rick Poynor
‘Type-only Penguins sell a million’ shock – Book design, Typography, Monitor, Steve Hare
Penguin uses design to revitalise its back catalogue with Great Ideas and a revived Reference Library
Surfing or special effects? Design Inquiry by Peter Hall
Agenda Summer masterclasses devoted to developing design basics are popular, but limited: after running a…
Geography lesson – Letter from Katia Plewnia, Okapi
Brand madness 1 – Letter from Paul Blackburn
Brand madness 2 – Letter from Rick Poynor
Brand madness 3 – Letter from Jessica Jenkins
Remembering Berlewi – Letter from Johanna Lohse James
Features:
Forensic types by Alice Twemlow
Excavating the history of lettering gives this New York foundry a contemporary edge
Letter rich Lisbon by Phil Baines, Catherine Dixon
Nicolete Gray’s 1960s snaps inspire a re-examination of the capital’s streetscape
The frozen past by Jessica Jenkins
For a time, traces of Berlin’s prewar past could be glimpsed in fragments of shop signs
In few words / Manplan 1 by Simon Esterson
The AR’s Manplan is a tactile reminder of a time when magazines lived dangerously
If the image of the text … has more value than its content … by Ewan Lentjes, Wigger Bierma
With visual culture triumphant and content marginalised, how can typography be defined?
Excoffon’s autograph by Matt Soar
Why is Mistral the typeface of choice for so many of Montréal’s small businesses?
Understanding silly books by Roger Sabin
Turning Python’s TV humour into cold print required some very serious graphic design
Chicken restaurants by Katherine Gillieson
The appearance of Britain’s fried chicken joints are a uniquely British take on an American theme
Abandoned gloves by Ivan Chermayeff
Collected by Ivan Chermayeff, Chermayeff & Geismar Inc., New York.
Reviews:
Psychobox: A Box of Psychological Games
Design Is One
Cappiello: The Posters of Leonetto Cappiello

Eye, Issue 054, Winter 2004
Eye, Issue 054, Winter 2004

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