and a professor at the University of Texas at Arlington School of Architecture. A contributing editor to
he is currently at work on his third book, a biography of the late architect Philip Johnson. Follow:
The Conceptual Advertising of J.G. Ballard
J.G. Ballard’s conceptual ads anticipated the emergence of culture jamming, subvertising, design fiction and speculative design.
The Age of Wire and String Rebooted
Granta’s new edition of The Age of Wire and String by Ben Marcus is a landmark of experimental illustration.
On the Trail of The Eater of Darkness
The Eater of Darkness
is a collision of science fiction, murder mystery, Surrealism and experimental typography.
The Museum of Communicating Objects
’s The Innocence of Objects
is an illuminating guide to his Museum of Innocence in Istanbul.
On My Shelf: André Breton's Nadja
The Livre de poche edition of André Breton’s Surrealist classic Nadja
remains the best visual interpretation of the book.