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Archive: September 2005


Where Are the Design Critics?

There is no reason why design criticism shouldn’t take an oppositional view of design's instrumental uses and its social role, but few design writers seem motivated to produce this kind of criticism.

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The Guardian's New European Look


The Guardian, front page, 17 September 2005. Creative director: Mark Porter

There was an immediate flood of opinion when The Guardian's widely anticipated redesign appeared last Monday — much of it in the Editors' Blog on the paper's website. But it seemed best to consider at least a week's worth of papers before commenting. Even now, any assessment can only be provisional

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Rick Poynor is a writer, critic, lecturer and curator, specialising in design, media, photography and visual culture. He founded Eye, co-founded Design Observer, and contributes columns to Eye and Print. His latest book is Uncanny: Surrealism and Graphic Design.


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Uncanny Surrealism and Graphic Design
Uncanny: Surrealism and Graphic Design
Rick Poynor
Moravian Gallery, 2010
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