Feature: Design history

 
Mark Holt: Games, set and dispatch

Mark Holt: Games, set and dispatch

The title page credit for Munich ’72: The Visual Output of Otl Aicher’s Dept XI reads ‘Researched…

 
My friend David King

My friend David King

The book David King: Designer, Activist, Visual Historian is a comprehensive account of the work of a…

 
Jacqueline Casey. Science and design

Jacqueline Casey. Science and design

Jacqueline Casey was instrumental in developing what became known as the MIT Style. By Elizabeth Resnick…

 
Eye’s early years

Eye’s early years

Founding editor Rick Poynor recalls the aims and ideas behind the launch of an independent design…

 
Letterform Archive: Objects of Inspiration

Letterform Archive: Objects of Inspiration

Letterform Archive is feeding the post-digital generation’s passion for physical artefacts

 
Elaine Ramos: The book designer

Elaine Ramos: The book designer

‘We overdose on communication, but “beautiful” design circulates only between the culturally literate.’…

 
They made Canada

They made Canada

Working against the clock, with virtually no budget, Greg Durrell made a design documentary that shows how…

 
Pay it forward

Pay it forward

Rubén Fontana devised a system for teaching typography that is grounded in Argentina’s culture and…

 
Two cheers for publishing

Two cheers for publishing

A two-volume book packed with graphic design history is a visual blockbuster, but does little for…

 
This woman’s work

This woman’s work

Kate Hepburn’s design career, embracing pioneering magazines such as Spare Rib and Vole as well as…

 
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