Eye, Issue 056, Summer 2005

Eye, Issue 056, Summer 2005

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Content includes:
Opinion:
Aggravation by David Heathcote
London 2012 Olympic bid campaign
Me feral designer- Agenda, Steven Heller
While we don’t need more slick professionals, primitives are no boon either
In the house by Rick Poynor
The new Vitra catalogue shows its classic furniture collection amid messy, real-life domesticity. Critique by Rick Poynor
Features:
Symbols of assimilation by Jason Grant
Cozzolino’s array of Australian trade marks also portrays the growing pains of a young nation
A designer’s paradise? by Grant Carruthers
One political party. One client. Yet the GDR’s designers enjoyed a surprising degree of freedom
Ishihara by Eric Kindel
Nine decades on, a Japanese army doctor’s invention is still being used to test colour vision
Las Vegas tangle by Luke Pendrell
A junkyard is home to the stylish chaos and discarded carcasses of a golden age of signage
This is 1968. . .This is Mexico by Daoud Sarhandi, Carolina Rivas
Linking Huichol imagery to Op Art gave the Mexico Olympics a memorable graphic identity
The architecture of São Paulo, Brazil, is covered by a unique form of calligraphic graffiti
Working lunch by Kurnal Rawat
Mumbai’s dabbawallas deliver 175,000 meals daily to hungry workers using a unique system
Typostalgie by Grant Carruthers
Nostalgia for Germany’s old East has led to renewed interest in certain pre-1989 typefaces
NASA patches by Eugene Dorr
Embroidered space travel patches, collected and appreciated by Eugene Dorr
Reviews:
Sandberg
Disprutive Pattern Material: An Encyclopedia of Camouflage
Fabrica 10: From Chaos to Order and Back

Eye, Issue 056, Summer 2005
Eye, Issue 056, Summer 2005

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