Critique

 

Critique is the regular Eye column by Rick Poynor.

 
A soul drifting in neon limbo

A soul drifting in neon limbo

Rick Poynor

The stroboscopic credits of Noé’s movie suck the viewer into an immersive maelstrom of lettering

 
California panorama

California panorama

Rick Poynor

Emigre’s latest type catalogue uses historical sources to display wildly varied fonts with rollicking…

 
Survivor

Survivor

Rick Poynor

Graphic designer Romek Marber bears witness to one of the great crimes of the past century

 
Left out of the frame

Left out of the frame

Rick Poynor

This collection of short COI films is full of fascinating details, but short on context

 
Poundtastic bombastic

Poundtastic bombastic

Rick Poynor

Is there is a graphic mismatch between Poundland’s presentation and its ambitions?

 
The future is ours to see

The future is ours to see

Rick Poynor

SpaceCollective’s innovative website, at once lucid and intoxicating, adds substance to techno-hippie…

 
Mining the graphic mother-lode

Mining the graphic mother-lode

Rick Poynor

Rochester Institute of Technology opens its American design archive to the online world

 
All mouth and trousers?

All mouth and trousers?

Rick Poynor

Challenged to design a poster celebrating London, British designers show mostly how little they care for…

 
Clever chameleon

Clever chameleon

Rick Poynor

Rick Poynor examines Mono-Kultur, a smart and ‘exquisitely scaled’ independent publication

 
Framing the evidence of war

Framing the evidence of war

Rick Poynor

By incorporating reportage of Russia’s Afghan war, this hybrid takes the graphic novel and…

 
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