16 September 2019

Corporate folk art

Corporate folk art

Jez Owen

For BMW Art Cars, famous artists try their hands at graphic design, transforming sports cars into motorised canvases. Report by Jez Owen
If you are an art lover or a car enthusiast the phrase ‘Fine art curated by corporate automobile manufacturer’ might give you a shiver of dread, writes Jez Owen.

27 August 2019

Books received #40 (education)

Books received #40 (education)

Eye editors

Teaching Graphic Design History; Unfrozen – a Design Research Reader; The Graphic Design Reader; Writing for the Design Mind
Here is a collection of educationally oriented titles that have caught our attention in recent weeks.

19 August 2019

(Typographic) Noted #94

(Typographic) Noted #94

Eye editors

Toulouse Letters; Brick Index; Jeremy Tankard’s Brucker; Morgue File 1 & 2; Reinventing Print: Technology and Craft in Typography
Here is a selection of type-related things – a new typeface and several typographic books – that have caught our attention in recent weeks.

13 August 2019

Type Tuesday: Neon! Names in lights

Type Tuesday: Neon! Names in lights

Eye editors

Join us at St Bride Library for Eye’s quarterly Type Tuesday event on 3 September 2019, with a focus on the past, present and future of neon signs
Eye magazine’s next Type Tuesday on 3 September 2019 will focus on neon signs.

25 July 2019

Access all areas

Access all areas

Claire Mason

Letterform Archive needs our help to move to a new home in San Francisco. Claire Mason describes her first encounter with the collection
Three years ago, in the summer of 2016, I took a sabbatical from Penguin Books in London and spent three months in the United States, writes Claire Mason.

10 July 2019

Books received #39

Books received #39

Eye editors

100 Whites; Death Wins a Goldfish; Artful Design; Scrawl: An A-Z of Famous Doodles; Unidentified Paper Object No. 3
Here is a selection of titles that caught our attention in recent weeks.

9 July 2019

Change the rules of the game

Change the rules of the game

Cinzia Ferrara, Laura Moretti, Carla Palladino, Daniela Piscitelli

The deadline for AWDA, an international, women-only design award, is fast approaching
There are now only a few days left to participate in the AWDA Aiap Women in Design Award 2019. The international award celebrates the work of women within visual communication design. Due to growing interest and demand, the entry deadline has been extended to 15 July 2019 (11:59 pm, Italian time), write organisers Cinzia Ferrara, Laura Moretti, Carla Palladino and Daniela Piscitelli.

2 July 2019

Spirit of the Paraná

Spirit of the Paraná

Sarah Snaith

Graphic artist Alan Berry Rhys brings the ‘river monsters’ and creation myths of Argentina’s Paraná River to London
Last week Argentinian graphic designer and illustrator Alan Berry Rhys brought a vision of the Paraná River to Central London.

24 June 2019

Being there

Being there

John L. Walters

Lucinda Rogers finds something rich and strange in the streets of New York. Her drawings will be the subject of a substantial book – if it gets the support it needs via crowdfunding

19 June 2019

(Dance) Noted #93

(Dance) Noted #93

Eye editors

2wice Arts Foundation; Tanec Praha; identity for Opera Ballet Vlaanderen; flamenco magazine El Canon; illustrated campaign for Texas Ballet Theater
Here is a selection of dance-related things that caught our attention in recent weeks.
 
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