Issue 30

Opinion

Editorial, Max Bruinsma

Jessica Helfand

All the news from every angle that fits your personal agenda: surfing the shlockwave of a pseudo-event

Agenda, Andy Cameron

The creative process is often unstructured, without purpose or elegance. Like life itself, or playing…

Features

John L. Walters

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

Sian Cook

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

Rick Poynor

Faced by oppressive visual pollution, many designers feel powerless. Yet the visual realm can be turned…

Matthew Shadbolt

Behind the screen is a world where bullets and bodies defy mortality and gravity. A visual history of…

Steven Heller

This committed New Yorker tackles personal, self-financed projects that hammer home graphic design's…

Tomato

Tomato didn't want to make an essay that could be readily "got". For them, play is a kind of freedom, an…

Peter Mayer

Books that present a panoply of textual and visual tricks conjured by the authors who play games with…

John L. Walters

A board game based on page layout, newspaper rivalry and editorial approval, who knows what strange ideas…