Feature: Visual culture

 

The producer as author

For Bruce Mau, graphic design is a way of investigating ethical, cultural and philisophical issues

 

We hardly knew you

Street-corner merchandising tries to remember the twin towers

 
Penguin crime

Penguin crime

Romek Marber’s 1960s paperback identity is a landmark of independent British design

 
Reputations: Jean Widmer

Reputations: Jean Widmer

‘Signage reflects both the complexity of space and the way a place is organised. And it is very…

 

Reputations: Terry Jones

‘I’m a creative director. I work with photographers. Years ago I said design is a piece of piss. Design…

 
General Idea: Infiltrate, infect and mutate

General Idea: Infiltrate, infect and mutate

Ignoring the boundaries between art and design, this Canadian trio worked in both fields with an…

 
A designer and a one-man band

A designer and a one-man band

Cranbrook’s song and dance man goes back to college with a bang

 

23 Envelope: ambience and inner space

Operating undercover, using the enigmatic title of 23 Envelope, Nigel Grierson and his partner Vaughan…

 
A design (to sign roads by)

A design (to sign roads by)

As an exemplary rational design programme, the road signs of Jock Kinneir and Margaret Calvert demand…

 
Big subject, little pictures

Big subject, little pictures

Joe Sacco uses the comics medium to describe the lives of Palestinians

 
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