Category Archives: Graphic Design

A Cornucopia of Indian Design

This review of Dekho: Conversations on Graphic Design in India edited by Mohor Ray (CoDesign, 2012) was first published in Eye magazine no. 86, vol. 22 2013. This anthology of interviews with Indian graphic designers gained exposure in the UK earlier this year when it was … Continue reading

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More than a Gender

  This review of Women in Graphic Design: 1890–2012 edited by Gerda Breuer and Julia Meer (Jovis, Berlin, 2012, 608pp.) was first published in Eye magazine no. 85, vol. 21 2013. ‘I never set out to be the only woman blah-blah,’ insists Paula … Continue reading

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Every Word in its Place

This review of About Graphic Design written and designed by Richard Hollis (Occasional Papers, London, 2012, 295 pp.) was first published in Eye magazine no. 84, vol. 21 2012 Reading Richard Hollis’s Writings about Graphic Design, one can’t help but wonder how the esteemed graphic … Continue reading

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Busy Doing Nothing

This article was published on Eye magazine’s blog on the occasion of the launch of the illustration magazine entitled Le Petit Néant in 2012. Le Petit Néant is an earnest name for a drawing magazine. French for ‘The Small Nothingness’, … Continue reading

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Golden Conundrum

This article was written for the Critical Path column on Eye magazine’s blog at the beginning of the Olympic Games in London 2012. ‘Let the games begin,’ they said, and so to the latest round of logo-bashing. It’s lucky logos don’t … Continue reading

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On Logophobia

This essay was first published in Meanjin Quarterly vol. 69 no. 3 in 2010. In July 2009, the state of Victoria held the annual State of Design Festival. The festival is a ten day celebration of local design, an initiative … Continue reading

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