2 September 2014


Type Tuesday: No end of print?
Printers, designers, photographers and publishers discuss the past, present and future of printing. Digital, litho, silkscreen, letterpress, variable data – everything and anything that can be inked.
Tickets available here.
St Bride Printing Library, Bride Lane, Fleet St, London EC4Y 8EE, UK

The latest in Eye magazine’s series of quarterly events at St Bride library, features Richard Owers (Pureprint), Matt Wade and Clair Neal (Kin), Martin Usborne (Hoxton Mini-Press), Richard Ardagh (New North Press), Michael Burman (F. E. Burman), Oz Osmaston (Calverts) and Marcroy Smith (People of Print) plus more experts, pundits, prophets (of doom or otherwise) and print-makers. Be there.

to 2 September 2014


An exhibition featuring the work of 30 illustrators from the Drawn Chorus Collective, focusing on the mysteries and tales of the sea.
Espacio Gallery, 159 Bethnal Green Rd, London E2 7DG, UK

to 3 September 2014


Reasons to be Creative
A three-day conference including speakers Kate Moross, Mr Bingo and Brendan Dawes (above).
The Brighton Dome, The Corn Exchange and The Pavilion Theatre, Brighton

See ‘While the city tweets’ on the Eye blog.

3 September — 29 October 2014


Another Point of View - A Retrospective of Felipe Taborda
St Johns University, Dr. M. T. Geoffrey Yeh Art Gallery, Sun Yat Sen Hall, 8000 Utopia Parkway, Queens, NY 11439

Above: Design by Felipe Taborda.



to 6 September 2014


Natasha Law: Put it on Paper
Eleven gallery, 11 Eccleston Street, London SW1W 9LX UK

Above: Natasha Law, Head in the Clouds, 2013.

to 6 September 2015

Salt Art / Salt Music
The Salt project ( begins its journey upon an Arctic beach on the mountainous island of Sandhornøya, south of Bodø, Northern Norway

to 6 September 2014


Colin O’Brien: London Life
Hackney Museum, Ground Floor, Technology And Learning Centre, 1 Reading Lane, London E8 1GQ

See ‘Books received #4’ on the Eye blog.

to 7 September 2014


Munari Polytechnic
Museo del Novecento, 1 Via Marconi, Milan, Italy 20122

Above: Bruno Munari, Xerografia originale, 1966. Courtesy Fondazione J. Vodoz and B.Danese. Photo by Roberto Marossi.

See ‘Milan’s anarchic Modernist’ in Eye 85.

to 7 September 2014


Yorkshire in Yellow
The event is organised by Made North celebrating the Grand Depart of the Tour de France. Designers and studios involved include Anthony Burrill, Alan Kitching and Margaret Calvert, among others.
Part of the Yorkshire Festival and Sheffield Design Week.
Millennium Gallery, Arundel Gate, Sheffield S1 2PP UK

Above: Pete McKee, 2014.

to 7 September 2014

Syria in Transit
A photograph and sound installation exploring what in means to be in transit, exploring the opinions of Syrians who have fled from the conflict of their home country.
Rich Mix, 35 - 47 Bethnal Green Road, Shoreditch, E1 6LA, UK

to 10 September 2014


Automatic Art: human and machine processes that make art
GV Art gallery, 49 Chiltern Street, London W1U 6LY, UK

Above: Kenneth Martin, Chance Order Change.

to 11 September 2014

Nicholas Stevenson - Psychic Interior

Home Sweet Home
A joint exhibition showcasing the work of Nicholas Stevenson and Angela Dalinger, which gives a look into a seies of eerie imaginary homes.
Atomica Gallery, 29 Shorts Gardens, London WC2H 9AP, UK

Above: Nicholas Stevenson, Psychic Interior.

to 14 September 2014


Digital Revolution
An immersive exhibition of art, design, film, music and videogames.
Barbican Centre, Silk Street, London, UK, EC2Y 8DS

to 14 September 2014


Ivan Chermayeff: Cut and Paste
A collage exhibition at the De La Warr Pavilion, designed by Chermayeff’s father Serge Ivan Chermayeff.
De La Warr Pavilion, Marina, Bexhill on Sea, East Sussex TN40 1DP, UK

to 14 September 2014


International Poster Biennale
Wilanów Muzeum Plakatu (Poster Museum), St. Kostki Potockiego 10/16, 02-958 Warsaw, Poland

to 16 September 2014

Superbivore press
Next Brave New World
Arebyte gallery, Unit 4, 49 White Post Lane, Queens Yard E9 5EN, UK

to 20 September 2014


Supermundane: Here & There
No Walls gallery, 114 Church Street, Brighton BN1 1UD, UK

to 20 September 2014

David Farell, Shirley Bassey, Cardiff, c.1961. Courtesy of Osborne Samuel

David Farrell (1919-2013)
Osborne Samuel gallery, 23a Bruton Street, London W1J 6QG

Above: David Farrell, Shirley Bassey, Cardiff, c. 1961. © David Farrell. Courtesy of Osborne Samuel.

to 21 September 2014

tile mural for Brussels World Fair, 1958

Peggy Angus: Designer, Teacher, Painter
Towner, Devonshire Park, College Road, Eastbourne BN21 4JJ, UK

to 25 September 2014


Owen Gildersleeve: Paper Cut
The Proud Archivist, Regent’s Canal, London, N1 5SH, UK
(near Haggerston Overground Station)

to 27 September 2014


Hans Hillmann: Film Posters
Kemistry Gallery, 43 Charlotte Road, Shoreditch, London EC2A 3PD, UK

Above: Courtesy of Museum Folkwang / Deutsches Plakat Museum and Hans Hillmann estate.

to 27 September 2014


Stanley Kubrick: New Perspectives
Work gallery, 10a Acton Street, London WC1X 9NG

to 28 September 2014


Radical Geometry: Modern Art of South America from the Patricia Phelps de Cisneros Collection
Royal Academy of Arts, Burlington House, Piccadilly, London W1J 0BD

Above: Helio Oiticica, Painting 9, 1959.

to 28 September 2014


Weingart Typography
Museum für Gestaltung Zürich, Ausstellungsstrasse 60, CH-8005 Zürich, Switzerland

Above: Wolfgang Weingart, typographic experiment from ‘Kotzenbuch’, Basel 1972–73. Photo: Umberto Romito.

to 28 September 2014


Here and Elsewhere
An exhibition of contemporary art from and about the Arab world.
New Museum, 235 Bowery, New York, NY 10002

to 1 October 2014


Designing Modern Women, 1890-1990
Includes a display of 1960s psychedelic concert posters by graphic designer Bonnie Maclean, and a selection of posters and graphic material from the punk era. The gallery’s ‘graphics corner’ explores the changing role and visual imagery of The New Woman through a selection of posters created between 1890 and 1938.
Architecture and Design Galleries, third floor, MoMA, 11 West 53 Street  New York, US

Above: Luba Lukova, There Is No Death for the Songs, 1987. The Museum of Modern Art, New York.

to 5 October 2014

Boerma 05 klein

Tall Stories: Five Centuries of Storytelling
Bijzondere Collecties, Oude Turfmarkt 129 1012 GC, Amsterdam

Above: catchpenny print from the collection of collection of Nico Boerma.

to 5 October 2014

MAK-Ausstellungsansicht, 2014  VORBILDER. 150 Jahre MAK: Vom Kunstgewerbe zum Design MAK-Ausstellungshalle Auswahl Konstantin Grcic © MAK/Katrin Wißkirchen

Vorbilder: 150 Jahre Mak Vom Kunstgewerbe Zum Design (Exemplary: 150 Years of The Mak - From Arts And Crafts to Design)
Mak-Ausstellungshalle, Stubenring 5, 1010 Wien, Vienna, Austria

Above: VORBILDER. 150 Jahre MAK: Vom Kunstgewerbe zum Design
MAK-Ausstellungshalle, Mantel (Anterija), Albanien, 2. Hälfte 19. Jh, vor 1893. © MAK/Katrin Wißkirchen


to 5 October 2014


A Visual History of AIGA
Museum of Design Atlanta, 1315 Peachtree Street, Atlanta, Georgia 30309 US

to 10 October 2014


Coming into Fashion: A Century of Photography at Condé Nast
Museum Bellerive, Höschgasse 3, 8008 Zürich, Switzerland

Above: Erwin Blumenfeld, American Vogue, March 1945.

to 12 October 2014

Photo postcard, circa 1915, collection Fotostiftung Switzerland

1914/18 – Bilder von der Grenze / Pictures from the Border
Fotostiftung Schweiz, Grüzenstrasse 45, 8400 Winterthur (Zürich)

Above: Photo postcard, circa 1915, collection Fotostiftung Switzerland.

to 12 October 2014

to 19 October 2014

Lorenzo Vitturi, Green Stripes #1 from the series Dalston Anatomy, 2013

Lorenzo Vitturi: Dalston Anatomy
The Photographers’ Gallery, 16-18 Ramillies Street, London W1F 7LW

Above: Lorenzo Vitturi, ‘Green Stripes #1’ from the series Dalston Anatomy, 2013.

to 19 October 2014

to 19 October 2014


Shaping a Collection: Five Decades of Gifts
Whitney Museum of American Art, 945 Madison Avenue at 75th Street,
New York, NY 10021

Above: Ed Ruscha, Standard Study #2, 1962. Opaque watercolor, pen and ink, and graphite on paper, 5 3/8 × 10 1/8 in. (13.7 × 25.7 cm). Gift of The American Contemporary Art Foundation, Inc., Leonard A. Lauder, President, 2005.

to 19 October 2014

Dennis Hopper

Dennis Hopper: The Lost Album
A show of over 400 photographs on the dynamic culture and society of 60s America taken by Dennis Hopper, never before seen in the UK.
Royal Academy of Arts, Burlington Gardens, London, W1S 3ES, UK

Above: Dennis Hopper, Jane Fonda and Roger Vadim at their wedding in Las Vegas, 1965. © Dennis Hopper, courtesy The Hopper Art Trust.

to 19 October 2014


Opera at the Stedelijk: Lex Reitsma + Eiko Ishioka
An exhibition celebrating the graphic design and costume design of the Dutch National Opera.
Stedelijk Museum, 10 Museumplein, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Above: Lex Reitsma’s poster L’amour des trois oranges for the Dutch National Opera.

See ‘Sticks in the mind’ in Eye 69.

to 23 October 2014


The Best Design of the Year
Part of FADfest 2014.
FAD (Disseny Hub Barcelona Building), 37 – 38 Plaza de les Glòries, Barcelona, Spain

to 26 October 2014


Malevich: Revolutionary of Russian Art
The Eyal Ofer Galleries, Tate Modern, Bankside, London SE1 9TG

Above: Kazimir Malevich, Supremus No. 55, 1916.

to 26 October 2014

kew gardens detail

London by Edward Bawden
The Higgins Bedford, Castle Lane, Bedford MK40 3XD, UK

Above: Edward Bawden, detail from A General Guide to the Royal Botanic Gardens Kew, 1923. © The Edward Bawden Estate Purchased with the assistance of the Art Fund.

to 17 September 2014 and 1 — 31 October 2014


Tim Hetherington: Infidel
A photography and video exhibition documenting the experience of war.
Exhibtion launch party, Thursday 21 August, 6:30-9:00pm.
Photofusion, 17A Electric Lane, Brixton, London SW9 8LA

Above: Tim Hetherington, Untitled, Korengal Valley Kunar Province Afghanistan, 2008. Courtesy Yossi Milo Gallery, New York.

See ‘Tim Hetherington and Sebastian Junger’ in Eye 77.

to 2 November 2014


26 Characters: celebrating childhood story heroes
The Story Museum, Rochester House, 42 Pembroke Street, Oxford OX1 1BP, UK

Above: Natalie Lees.

to 2 November 2014


A World to Win: Posters of Protest and Revolution
Paintings, Room 88a and The Julie and Robert Breckman Gallery, The Victoria and Albert Museum, Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 2RL

Above: Ron Haeberle, Q. And babies? A. And babies, 1970. Art Workers’ Coalition, United States.

to 2 November 2014

Quentin Blake. House of Illustration

Quentin Blake: Inside Stories
House of Illustration, 2 Granary Square, King’s Cross, London N1C 4BH, UK

Above: Quentin Blake, Wild Washerwomen.

to 9 November 2014


Joan Fontcuberta: Stranger Than Fiction
Science Museum, Media Space Gallery, Exhibition Road, South Kensington, London SW7 2DD, UK

Above: Joan Fontcuberta, The Miracle of Dolphin-Surfing, 2002. © Joan Fontcuberta.

to 9 November 2014


Recto Verso: 8 pièces graphistes
Les Arts Décoratifs, 107 rue de Rivoli, 75001 Paris, France

to 18 January 2015


Drawn to Action: Posters from the AIGA Design Archives
Denver Art Museum, 100 West 14th Ave Parkway, Denver, Colorado 80204 US

Above: Woody Pirtle, Stop the Plant, 2002.  Screen print. © Woody Pirtle. AIGA Design Archives: Gift of AIGA.

to February 2015


Hollington & Kyprianou: The Castle
Wilko Hardware Store, 380-382 Cheriton Road, Folkestone, Kent, UK

to 8 March 2015

to 30 April 2015


Moving Stories: Children’s Books from Page to Screen
Seven Stories, 30 Lime Street, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 2PQ, UK





2 September 2014


Type Tuesday: No end of print?
Printers, designers, photographers and publishers discuss the past, present and future of printing. Digital, litho, silkscreen, letterpress, variable data – everything and anything that can be inked.
Tickets available here.
St Bride Printing Library, Bride Lane, Fleet St, London EC4Y 8EE, UK

The latest in Eye magazine’s series of quarterly events at St Bride library, features Richard Owers (Pureprint), Matt Wade and Clair Neal (Kin), Martin Usborne (Hoxton Mini-Press), Richard Ardagh (New North Press), Michael Burman (F. E. Burman), Oz Osmaston (Calverts) and Marcroy Smith (People of Print) plus more experts, pundits, prophets (of doom or otherwise) and print-makers. Be there.

6 September — 4 January 2015


Horst: Photographer of Style
A retrospective exhibition on the photography of Horst P. Horst.
Victoria & Albert Museum, Cromwell Road, London, UK SW7 2RL

Above: Muriel Maxwell, American Vogue 1939. © Condé Nast / Horst Estate.

8 September — 4 January 2015


Designing the 20th Century: Life and Work of Abram Games
Jewish Museum London, Raymond Burton House
129-131 Albert Street, London NW1 7NB, UK

10 September 2014 — 8 March 2015

Designers in Residence: Disruption
Design Museum, Shad Thames, London SE1 2YD

13 September 2014


Alan Kitching and Monotype
A talk by Alan Kitching about his work, 2-3:30pm. Part of the London Design Festival.
The Lydia & Manfred Gorvy Lecture Theatre, Victoria & Albert Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 2RL

13 — 21 September 2014


A2/3D: a 3D-printed letterpress font | New North Press
Part of the London Design Festival.
Learning Centre, Victoria & Albert Museum, Cromwell Road, London, UK SW7 2RL

Above: Cabinet of display type, New North Press.

13 — 21 September 2014

moleskine Hacked by Design
A selection of Moleskine notebooks that have been filled and hacked by 14 world-renowned designers. Part of the London Design Festival.
The notebooks can be seen at the following Moleskine London stores:
Covent Garden, 40 King Street, WC2E 8JS
Canary Wharf, 165 Cabot Place, E14 5HQ
Old Street, Old Street Underground Station, EC1Y 1BE
Harrods, 87 – 135 Brompton Road, SW1X 7XL

Above: Tord Boontje for Detour

13 — 21 September 2014

The Parisianer at Hexagone
Illustrators and cartoonists express their vision of Paris on the cover of an imaginary magazine. Part of the London Design Festival.
Hexagone Boutique, 12B Camden Passage, Islington, London N1 8ED

13 September — 16 October 2014


Alan Kitching and Monotype: Celebrating the Centenery of Five Pioneers of Posters
An exhibition of prints created by Alan Kitching and Monotype to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the birth of these five giants of graphic design: Tom Eckersley, Abram Games, FHK Henrion, Josef Müller-Brockmann and Paul Rand.
Wells Gallery, London College of Communication, Elephant & Castle, London SE1 6SB


14 September — 2 November 2014

Installation view of Studio Wares, The Grantchester Pottery at David Dale Gallery, Glasgow, 2013. The Influence of Furniture on Love
Wysing Arts Centre, Fox Road, Bourn, Cambridge, CB23 2TX

19 — 21 September 2014


Signal Noise: Art of the Algorithm
Shoreditch Design Triangle, Studio 2, 31 New Inn Yard, London, EC2A 3EY

13 — 21 September 2014

50 Years of Illustration
Part of the London Design Festival.
London College of Communication, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 6SB

13 — 21 September 2014


Graphic Design in China 2003-2013
Part of the London Design Festival.
Shenzhen Graphic Design Association, Asia House, 63 New Cavendish Street, London, W1G 7LP

13 September 2014 — 22 March 2015


Nasta‛liq: The Genius of Persian Calligraphy
Freer | Sackler, Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, 1050 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC

Above: Folio of calligraphy written by Imad al-Hasani (d. 1615) from the Safavid period, ca. 1610, Iran, probably Isfahan.

16 September 2014


Typography in the Digital Landscape
A panel discussion with Method and Dalton Maag. Part of the London Design Festival.
Method, The Tea Building, Studio 7.01, 56 Shoreditch High Street, E1 6JJ

18 September 2014


Five Lives in Posters
A panel discussion chaired by John L. Walters speaking with Alan Kitching, Tony Brook, Naomi Games, Jessica Helfand, Dan Mather and Lars Müller, celebrating the legacy of the five designers and their centenary. Part of ‘Celebrating the Centenery of Five Pioneers of Posters’ 13 September - 16 October. Tickets available here.
London College of Communication, Elephant & Castle, London SE1 6SB

18 - 21 September 2014


Kristjana S Williams: Art Cartography
Part of the London Design Festival.
The Map House, Brompton Design District, 54 Beauchamp Place, London, SW3 1NY

18 September — 7 December 2014

02_ Sasa J. Maechtig, designer of Kiosk K67, at exhibition BIO 5, 1973, photo from designer archive

Bio 50: The 24th Biennial of Design
Muzej za Arhitekturo in Oblikovanje (Museum of Architecture and Design), Grad Fužine, Pot na Fužine 2, SI-1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia

Above: Sasa J. Maechtig, designer of Kiosk K6, at exhibition BIO 5, 1973.

19 September 2014


The Modern Magazine 2014
A one-day conference ‘celebrating the power of editorial design’ featuring speakers Adam Moss (New York magazine), Veronica Ditting (The Gentlewoman) and Danny Miller (Little White Lies), among others.
London College of Communication, Elephant & Castle, London SE1 6SB

19 September 2014 — 11 January 2015

23 September 2014 — 4 January 2015


David Bowie is
MCA Chicago, 220 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago 60611 US

Above: David Bowie and William Burroughs, 1974. Photo: Terry O'Neill. Hand coloring: David Bowie. Courtesy of The David Bowie Archive 2012. Image © V&A Images.

25 — 28 September 2014


The London Art Book Fair 2014
The fair features Canada as a focus country, in partnership with the Canada Council for the Arts. Opening evening, 25 September, 6-9pm.
Whitechapel Gallery, 77-82 Whitechapel High Street, London E1 7QX

26 September 2014

OUP Museum

Oxford University Press Museum
A tour organised by the Baskerville Society of the museum that will make available to view the 17th century Fell types, the Oxford Almanacks and the first edition of Alice in Wonderland, among others.
Oxford University Press Museum, Great Clarendon Street,
Oxfor,UK OX2 6DP

Tickets available for purchase on Eventbrite.

26 — 28 September 2014

Vince Koloski, Imprisoned Words

Unbinding the Book
An exhibition of 9 comissions which show the future possibilities of the book, presented by arts studio Jotta and creative publishing platform Blurb.
Whitechapel Gallery, 77-82 Whitechapel High St, London E1 7QX

Above: Vince Koloski, Imprisoned Words

27 September — 30 November 2014


Game in Hell: The First World War in Russia
GRAD: Gallery for Russian Art and Design, 3-4a Little Portland Street, London W1W 7JB

Above: Efim Cheptsov, More Money Means More Shells, 1916.

28 — 30 September 2014


The Joy of Graphic Design
A three-day festival of workshops, exhibitions and a conference, featuring Vier5, Erik Kessels and Mario Lombardo, among many others.
Warehouse building at the Oberhafen, Hamburg, Germany

28 September — 30 November 2014


Anthony McCall: Solid Light Films and Other Works
(1971 – 2014)

EYE, IJpromenade 1, Amsterdam

Above: Anthony McCall, You and I Horizontal, 2005. Installation view at Institut d’Art Contemporain, Villeurbanne, France (2006). Photograph by Blaise Adilon.



10 October — 20 December 2014

Atomic Frontier Days, Richland Washington, booklet, Sep 1948

After the Flash: Photography from the Atomic Archive
Documentary photographs and ephemera from the extensive personal archive of Canadian art historian, writer and curator John O’Brian.
Work gallery, 10a Acton Street, London WC1X 9NG

14 October — 30 November 2014


Cybernetic Serendipity
Rare installation photographs, invitation cards and printed material from the 1968 exhibition of the same name, curated by Jasia Reichardt.
Fox Reading Room, Institue of Contemporary Arts, The Mall, London SW1Y 5AH

Above: detail from the ‘Cybernetic Serendipity’ exhibition poster, Institute of Contemporary Art, 2 August – 20 October, 1968. © Tate, London 2013.

16 October — 11 January 2015

22 October — 22 November 2014


Michael Putland: A Life in Music – 50 Years on the Road
Getty Images Gallery, 46 Eastcastle Street, London W1W 8DX

Above: Singer Mick Jagger of the Rolling Stones sleeping alongside his wife Bianca Jagger the morning after the end of their European Tour party in Berlin, Germany on October 20, 1973. (Photo by Michael Putland/Getty Images).

23 — 24 October 2014


Gain: AIGA Design and Business Conference
New York Marriott Marquis, 1535 Broadway (between 46th and 47th Streets), New York, NY 10036

24 — 26 October 2014


5D Science of Fiction
5D Institute, USC Cinematic Arts, Los Angeles



8 — 30 November 2014

2014.05.22 EYE ontwerp expo

An exhibition of two generations of work by lettering artists from the Boudens family: Kristoffel, Pieter, Liesbet, Joke and Robrecht Boudens.
Standaert Showroom, 46 Witte Leertouwersstraat, Bruges, Belgium

13 November — 13 December 2014


Geoff McFetridge
Cooper Cole Gallery, 1161 Dundas Street West, Toronto, Canada M6J 1X3



12 December 2014

Cadbury Research Library
The Baskerville Society will give a tour of the most extensive collection of original Baskerville material available at the Research Library.
Cadbury Research Library, University of Birmingham, Muirhead Tower (Lower Ground Floor), Edgbaston, Birmingham, UK B15 2TT

Ticket available on Eventbrite.


MARCH 2015

14 — 15 March 2015

The Beauty of letters: text, type and communication in the eighteenth century
A two-day conference will consider ‘how writing, printing, performance and portrayal contributed to the creation of cultural identity and taste, assisted the spread of knowledge and contributed to political, economic, social and cultural change in Britain and the wider world.’
Call for papers closes 31 August 2014.