Visual culture

27 September 2019

From stone to screen

From stone to screen

Curator Mark Noad explains the thinking behind ‘Rock Paper Pixel’, a new exhibition at the Lettering Arts Centre in Snape
Letter Exchange is an organisation for professionals in the lettering arts – calligraphy, letter cutting, type design and typography – that encourages discussion between these disciplines that can influence new approaches to lettering across different traditions, writes Mark Noad.

16 September 2019

Corporate folk art

Corporate folk art

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)

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

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

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.

10 July 2019

Books received #39

Books received #39

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.

2 July 2019

Spirit of the Paraná

Spirit of the Paraná

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.

19 June 2019

(Dance) Noted #93

(Dance) Noted #93

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.

4 June 2019

Books received #38

Books received #38

Party! Party! Party! Photographs from Weimar Germany; Graphic Design Play Book; No, No, No, No, Yes; Britain Can Make It; Design at Stanford
Here is a selection of titles that caught our attention in recent weeks.

22 May 2019

More mags in Manhattan

More mags in Manhattan

The second Modern Magazine conference in New York City, boasting a glittering line-up of indie and mainstream talent, is just days away
The second annual one-day ModMagNYC will take place on Wednesday 29 May 2019 at Parsons School of Design in New York. (Eye is a media partner for both this and the next ModMag conference in London, on 7 November 2019.)
 
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