Issue 38

Opinion

John L. Walters
Anniversaries – the landmarks, jubilees and significant milestones favoured by…
Jessica Helfand

Me, the undersigned

Critique, Rick Poynor

The glossy enigma of digital supergirls

Agenda, Andrew Howard

Features

Steven Heller

‘I think it is one of the paradoxical conditions of design authorship, that you have to be both producer…

Nick Bell

Whether these examples arrive under the aegis of a distinguished imprint, drop unsolicited through the…

Nick Bell

Creative work by Experimental Jetset, Mother, Struktur and others

Emily King

imply two separate worlds, yet artists who use text employ the techniques of graphic design. And so for…

Nick Bell

Big books give KesselsKramer and Fuel an instant air of authority.

Monika Parrinder

The myth of genius – which promotes the artist as a lone, (even mad) pioneer – emerged when craftsmen…

John O’Reilly

Pentagram are ‘time-rich’. Browns are the young establishment.

Rick Poynor

In a typographic tour de force, Richard Hamilton has turned Duchamp’s notes for the Large Glass into…

Nick Bell

Postcards from Sans + Baum; Müller + Hess’s Xmas horror . . .

Adrian Shaughnessy

Is graphic design, with its allusions and clutter, fundamentally antithetical to minimalism?

John O’Reilly

Brochures: Frost, Push, Elliott Peter Earls, the Office of CC . . .

John O’Reilly

The Press Release and its brief journey from mailbox to wastebasket

Steven Heller

‘The South’, Seymour Chwast’s special civil rights issue of Push Pin Graphic, was a virtuoso display…