Review: Graphic Design

 
All the news in theory and in action

All the news in theory and in action

Everybody is publishing books about small independent magazines these days (or…
 
Unravelling pages

Unravelling pages

Warren Lehrer is best known for French Fries (Visual Studies Workshop Press / EarSay…
 
We made this. Authentic, trilingual landmark

We made this. Authentic, trilingual landmark

In the early 1990s I produced a number of facsimile editions of publications of the…
 
A small ‘M’ modern master

A small ‘M’ modern master

The history of graphic design has many gaps and omissions, whether through shifting…
 
We made this: A life in artefacts

We made this: A life in artefacts

Tom Dixon’s Dixonary (Violette Editions, £35) is a big book (632 pages) that is…
 
Violently opposed to war

Violently opposed to war

Looking for images of ‘peace’ on the internet yields predictable and clichéd results…
 
Menacing identities

Menacing identities

This brooding black hardback, which looks like a CIA manual, is a worldwide survey of…
 
A cornucopia of Indian design

A cornucopia of Indian design

This anthology of interviews with Indian graphic designers gained exposure in the UK…
 
Surfing a 1960s California wave

Surfing a 1960s California wave

Having spent a week alternately prancing and slogging through John Van Hamersveld’s…
 
Cold war modern machine music

Cold war modern machine music

Music humanises technology: from the thump of a hunter’s bone to the whine of a…
 
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