Eye, Issue 061, Autumn 2006

Eye, Issue 061, Autumn 2006


Content includes:
Neither deco nor rational – Letter from Ben Archer
Faust legend – Letter from John Hubbard
Just what we need: 24-hour shopping – Letter from J.T. Adams
The missing Eye conference – Letter from Darren Young
A world without Eye – Letter from Robert Fauver
Terse and optional – Letter from Christopher Robbins
Digital self-expression by Rick Poynor
The MySpace phenomenon makes graphic expression as simple as swapping photos or keeping a diary. Critique by Rick Poynor
The alchemy of interpretation
Neither downloading, promoting nor selling, Seemusic is about the age-old quest to experience sound as vision
Written in stone by Karl Baden
That’s art direction by Simon Esterson
Words and pictures – and the way they are used to tell a story – lie at the heart of every magazine, big or small
‘No muscles, no tattoos’ by Alice Twemlow
Each of Jop van Bennekom’s eccentric magazines perches precariously at its niche’s edge
From object to observer by Abbott Miller
Exhibitions blend the complexities of architectural space with the narrative concerns of book design
The Couch by Will Temple
Abbott Miller’s installation for the Freud Museum in Vienna puts exhibition design theory into practice
Moderne times by Steven Heller
Why has France’s influence upon European graphic design been underestimated and neglected?
Shock tactics: Bazooka by Roger Sabin
Though inspired by UK punk, the Bazooka collective’s violent, sexy graphics spoke in a French accent
Reading Habits by John O’Reilly
‘Good’ editorial design has no place in The Guardian’s print-your-own A4 G24, but readers love its ‘robotic’ vernacular
Smear by Steve Hare
Smear, featuring a caricature of UK politician Jeremy Thorpe, is the Penguin Special that never was

Eye, Issue 061, Autumn 2006
Eye, Issue 061, Autumn 2006

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