Tony Brook

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Reputations: Tony Brook

Issue 86, Autumn 2013

Feature

‘What other profession do you end up in where you learn so much about other people’s businesses…

The accessible elite

Issue 86, Autumn 2013

Feature

Linda Kwon reports on a design conference that aims to fight the ‘velvet rope syndrome’

An enquiring mind

Issue 85, Spring 2013

Review

Ken Garland (b. 1929) is something of an enigma in British graphic design.…

Recent blog posts by Tony Brook

Plus is more

7 December 2014

The cover of Unit Editions’ Type Plus highlights the book’s arguments, writes Sarah Snaith.

Books received #9

21 July 2014

The Typographic Universe, Strange Worlds, paper folding, Supernew Supergraphics and The Open Book Project
Here is a quick look at some titles that have recently arrived at Eye’s Shoreditch office.

The power of type

22 November 2013

Unit Editions’ book Type Only documents graphic design – from the late 1990s to the present – that primarily uses typography to illustrate and communicate ideas, writes Sarah Snaith.

Collaboratively speaking

14 October 2013

A report from day two of the AGI Open conference at London’s Barbican.
Day two of AGI Open kicked off with insights and wisdom about ‘collaborative practice’, write Pam Bowman and Matt Edgar.

Chat show

11 October 2013

Pam Bowman and Matt Edgar report from day one of the AGI Open conference in London, where the theme was ‘dialogue’
London’s AGI Open set out to shun the standard conference show-and-tell format, and to bring ‘dialogue’ to the stage, write Pam Bowman and Matt Edgar.

AGI Open – the ‘graphic design World Cup’?

24 March 2013

The Alliance Graphique Internationale pulls out the stops for a two-day, student-oriented event at London’s Barbican this autumn
Last Wednesday saw a rare gathering of some of the UK’s most senior designers (David Gentleman, Sean Perkins, Margaret Calvert, Henrik Kubel), and design educators, crammed into a small room at the Design Museum to announce an event at London’s Barbican Centre on 26-27 September – AGI Open.

Type Tuesday: Forward to page 1

19 June 2012

Managing (Great) expectations with a mix of ‘Pecha Kucha and speed dating’
A thought-provoking evening at the Design Museum marked the launch of Page 1: Great Expectations, the first publication by GraphicDesign&, writes Caroline Roberts.