Eye, Issue 058, Winter 2005

Eye, Issue 058, Winter 2005

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Content includes:
Opinion:
The big picture by Rick Poynor
The Guardian’s new Eyewitness page uses single images on a central spread for maximum impact. Critique by Rick Poynor
Inspiration – Design history, Graphic design, Typography, Inspiration, Simon Esterson
Designer Simon Esterson finds inspiration in Ken Briggs’s National Theatre programmes from the 1960s
Features:
The decriminalisation of ornament by Alice Twemlow
Spurned and marginalised for more than a century, decoration is enjoying a guilt-free renaissance
Omnivore: Perspective and embellishment by Alice Twemlow
Karen Hsu and Alice Chung of Omnivore use ornament to add meaning to a client brief
Mooren and Van der Velden: Argyle charm by Alice Twemlow
The Dutch design duo see decoration as a way to convey messages that are not direct statements
Denise Gonzales Crisp: The decorational by Alice Twemlow
For Denise Gonzales Crisp, typography has the deepest tradition of the decorative within graphic design
Marian Bantjes: Ornamentality by Alice Twemlow
For Marian Bantjes the most powerful ornament comes out of obsession and long hours of intense labour
Remembrance of things past by Jessica Jenkins
The renovation of Paris’ oldest métro line reveals traces of a century of billboard advertising
Ugly-beautiful
The work of one of France’s most original graphic voices bristles with contradictions
Paper offerings for the dead by Anthony Oliver
Paper replicas of consumer objects are burnt as offerings to the dead at Ching Ming
Buy this book by Steven Heller
Jürgen Holstein’s volume of rare Weimar-era jackets and covers is an extraordinary labour of love
Sense of place by Catherine Dixon, Phil Baines
Three new typefaces for local institutions draw on Sheffield’s cultural and typographic history
Back to basics in Basel by Rupert Bassett
Basel School of Design’s First Summer Program was a life-changing experience
The rules of the game by Daniel Nadel
For George Hardie, illustration is a problem-solving process: collecting looking and drawing with exactitude
Reviews:
Robert Brownjohn: Sex and Typography
AIGA ‘Design’ Conference
The most beautiful Swiss books 2004
Revolutionary Tides: The Art of the Political Poster 1914-1989
Cipe Pineles: Two Remembrances
2×4 / Design series 3

Eye, Issue 058, Winter 2005
Eye, Issue 058, Winter 2005

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