Critique

 

Critique is the regular Eye column by Rick Poynor.

 
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…

 
The pleasures of browsing

The pleasures of browsing

Rick Poynor

Rick Poynor plays ‘hotel inspector’ to find a bookshop that understands its books and readers:…

 
Bad timing

Bad timing

Rick Poynor

In a new Obama-led world order, Omega’s lust for luxury seems as misplaced as a licence to kill.

 
The canon, aimed at your back

The canon, aimed at your back

Rick Poynor

GenPrag’s T-shirts celebrate the most emblematic of twentieth-century graphic design heroes. So let’s…

 
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