Opinion: Typography

 
Instant object of desire

Instant object of desire

Visual culture, Critique / Photography

A Polaroid photo’s aura of ephemeral uniqueness lies in its small white frame and supercharged surface.…

 
Editorial Eye 98

Editorial Eye 98

Editorial

When you visit St Bride Printing Library in London, or the living archive that is…
 
Editorial Eye 94

Editorial Eye 94

The notion that graphic design is fundamentally a creative business, a form of art…
 
Browsing, or reading?

Browsing, or reading?

Magazines, Visual culture

A new shop demonstrates the global resurgence of indie magazines. Critique by Rick Poynor

 
Editorial Eye 90

Editorial Eye 90

The wider world’s interpretation of type and typography can be broad, vague…
 
Words and pictures talking

Words and pictures talking

Design history, Critique / Photography

Canongate has reissued John Berger and Jean Mohr’s A Fortunate Man, about Gloucestershire doctor John…

 

Editorial Eye 84

Editorial

The original Monotype was an ingenious piece of highly disruptive technology that caused…
 

Editorial Eye 83

Editorial

Several recent issues of Eye have focused on type design, but this special puts the…
 
A soul drifting in neon limbo

A soul drifting in neon limbo

Visual culture

The stroboscopic credits of Noé’s movie suck the viewer into an immersive maelstrom of lettering.…

 

Is type design teaching losing its soul?

Education

Formulaic, modular approaches threaten the chemistry of the master-apprentice model.

 
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