[a review of FUSE 1-20, a retrospective of the cult typography magazine, based on a commission for Blueprint 12/2012] From today’s perspective, the 1990s seem increasingly like a somewhat lost, under-considered era. We have replayed the raucous/bombastic 80s aesthetic in all possible ways, but the 90s holds a strange in-between legacy. Technologies, political systems, styles from a fascinating decade stand still partially explored, with its hopes in technology and a strong futurist streak…
Embedded Art - Creative Review
From a series of artworks based on logos by Barnbrook Design for Embedded Art Embedded Art is an exhibition on show at the Akademi der Künste in Berlin which explores our current obsession with terrorism and security, and features contributions from graphic designers including Barnbrook Design and Neville Brody/Research Studios.
Neville Brody: "Design shouldn't have to make money - it can just be out there doing great stuff" | Design Week
Brody Associates is the consultancy behind a huge collection of wide-ranging branding, typography and graphic projects, from Channel 4 and Coca-Cola, to the Royal College of Art and punk festival Punk.London. Following his talk at this year’s PromaxBDA conference in Barcelona, we speak to founder Neville Brody about the necessity of risk-taking in design, balancing work with big and small clients, and why design shouldn't be "precious".
Graphic Design: i-D's Terry Jones creates 80s-tastic cover for V&A magazine
The 1980s eh? Has ever a decade been more ripe for nostalgia what with the music and the hair and that? Ok, in reality as someone born in the middle of the 1980s I don't have many cultural reference points on this but a new show opening next month at the V&A museum is devoted to the fashions that defined that decade. And ahead of "From Club To Catwalk":http://www.vam.ac.uk/content/exhibitions/exhibition-from-club-to-catwalk-london-fashion-in-the-80s/about-the-exhibition/, the V&A magazine…
Blur Poster by justSiLeNtWaLkEr on DeviantArt
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Researching and then channeling some of Neville Brody's attributes have been one of my favorite experiences this year. I rarely reference a designer or artist's work at a conceptual or stylistic level but for this project it felt like experiencing a new well of information and data. Neville Brody's use of technology, high contrast, texture, and admiration of Alexzander Rodchenko all tied into qualities which I enjoy. Furthering these points has enabled me to shift perspective and break from…