Review: Graphic design

 
From cover to cover

From cover to cover

Originally used to protect book bindings, dust jackets were often discarded before a…
 
Don’t judge a book by its title

Don’t judge a book by its title

Never judge a book by its title. If I had done that, I would never have opened Never…
 
Party people

Party people

‘Made In North Korea’ (House of Illustration, London, 26 March–13 May 2018) is a…
 
Relics of a vanished world

Relics of a vanished world

‘It’s all about nostalgia now,’ writes Malcolm Garrett in his introduction to…
 
No fixed style

No fixed style

Among British independent record companies, Mute Records, founded in 1978 by…
 
Japanese traces

Japanese traces

This winter, the Tokyo exhibition ‘Fragments of Graphism: An Alternative History of…
 
Health redrawn

Health redrawn

Graphic design plays a part in almost every area of our daily lives. But can it…
 
A 2D man comes to life

A 2D man comes to life

The subtitle, ‘A Graphic Memoir’, of this gutsy new book by designer Paul Sahre is a…
 
Swiss style: the prequel

Swiss style: the prequel

It all started with a letter that Dorothea Hofmann sat down to write to Philip B.…
 
A sharp eye for Brazilian design

A sharp eye for Brazilian design

The short title of this exhibition – ‘Brasil Hoje’ [Brazil Today] – gives an idea of…
 
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