Issue 48


John L. Walters

Devotion, Armin Vit

Armin Vit admires the Cooper Black typeface

correspondence, Letter to the editor

Letter from Tracy J. Forman, General Manager, Arkitip

Letter to the editor, Todd St. John

Letter from Todd St John

Letter to the editor, Michael Johnson

Letter from Michael Johnson

Letter to the editor, Quentin Newark

Letter from Quentin Newark

Letter to the editor, Christopher Wilson

Letter from Christopher Wilson

Monitor, Alice Twemlow

Jean Widmer, A Devotion to Modernism: Itinerary of a Designer from Zurich to Paris

Luxurious frugality
Critique, Rick Poynor

An in-flight magazine for bored bourgeois bohemians. Critique by Rick Poynor


David Thompson

Chris Ware’s new mural tells the story of the human race

Jason Grant

Hand-made signs from an anti-war demo

Bring me the head of Nelson Mandela
Sean O’Toole

Activist; fugitive; prisoner; icon: the evolving face of a famous name

Daoud Sarhandi

Why does Mexican advertising look nothing like the Mexicans?

Nick Shinn

The type and layout of a Victorian weekly anticipated Modernism

Judith Williamson

The bleak reality of sexism, however 1970s, or ‘cool’, demands a critique

Eye writers

Tracing the line from art for dummies to design for sexists

Daniel Nadel

R. Crumb’s portraits reveal a tender side to the self-confessed misogynist

Reputations: David King
Christopher Wilson

‘You develop a visual style as you would a handwriting one … The content is what you concentrate on’