Issue 44

Opinion

John L. Walters

Why Homer liked graphic design conferences

A new ‘flag’?
Critique, Rick Poynor

Hold the front page! Rem Koolhaas devises a ‘bar code’ for Europe

Todd St. John , Gary Benzel

Pioneer 10 plaque, 1972

Springtime for Hitler and Lego
Monitor, Steven Heller

A review of ‘Mirroring evil’ at the Jewish Museum, New York

Features

Ken Garland

Ken Garland recalls the late British designer and editor who died earlier this year

Phil Baines

In an-depth pictorial essay Phil Baines examines the ways major UK newspapers, tabloid and broadsheet…

Ikko Tanaka’s posters were elegant, but spoke to the person in the street

Jan Erik Posth

Photographer Jan Erik Posth's collection of European postboxes provides the opportunity for a neat graphic…

Simon Esterson

A newspaper is a giant kit of parts that gets assembled in different ways each day. Contemporary newspaper…

staff writer

This year the American Institute of Graphic Arts presented the NYT a special award for its innovative 'A…

Emily King

Pearce Marchbank’s covers added an editorial edge to a listings magazine

Big subject, little pictures
David Thompson

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

Miki Kato

The Japanese obsession with adorable icons is rooted in cultural tradition