Jan/Feb 2007 Table of Contents

FEATURES

Door Policy
As the face of Europe changes and religious tensions mount, immigrants to the Netherlands discover that tolerance can look a lot like hate. 
BY EMILY GORDON

Neue Berlin  
Long defined by cut-and-paste club “fly posters” of the ’90s, Berlin design has grown up-but it’s keeping its independent spirit and connection to the street. 
BY ALICE TWEMLOW

Mother Tongue  
In São Paulo, Brazil, the Museum of the Portuguese Language vividly unites language and cultural identity. 
BY MATTHIAS BRENDLER

Treasure Island  
In a Caribbean nation, vernacular and fine art have a lot in common. 
BY MELANIE ARCHER

Nowhere Man  
High-flying artist? Man of the streets? Whoever Banksy wants to be, he’s keeping it a secret for now. 
BY JAMES GADDY

Ray Fenwick, Boy Genius  
A weird and meticulous talent in Halifax, Canada, has won over the web. Call him The Chosen.
BY CAITLIN DOVER

Sacred Tech  
Ranjit Makkuni is using sophisticated technology to change how we interact with computers. In the process, he’s taking traditional Indian beliefs back to the future. 
BY DAVID WOMACK

Speaking in Scratch  
French designer Laurent Burte’s inventive transcriptions bring dynamic visual form to freestyle music. 
BY HELEN WALTERS

Found in Translation  
Three compellingly designed magazines focused on the Middle East reveal the diverse cultural life of an often misunderstood region. 
BY JEREMY LEHRER

DEPARTMENTS

CONTRIBUTORS 
Where we’re calling from.

F.O.B. 
An eye-opening exhibition in Paris, customized trucks in Pakistan, handbag handbooks, and more.

MONOLOGUE 
All Together Now  Maybe it’s time to give universal design another try. 
BY ELLEN LUPTON AND JULIA LUPTON

OBSERVER 
Perfect 10 (or 12)  The publication of designers’ reading lists turns out to be a real page-turner. 
BY RICK POYNOR

DIALOGUE 
Chaz Maviyane-Davies, social activist, designer, educator.
INTERVIEW BY STEVEN HELLER

IN PRINT 
Vol. 3/no. 2
  Comics’ ancient roots were explored in a 1942 issue of PRINT. Comics? In a serious arts journal? 
BY MARTIN FOX

DESKTOP 
One Cellular Sensation 
BY JEFF HOWE
Plus: Webby bookworms, Russian type, and a fresh phone font.

BOOKS 
Cartoon Modern: Style and Design in Fifties Animation, by Amid Amidi
REVIEW BY JOHN CANEMAKER

America by the Yard: Cirkut Camera, by Robert B. MacKay
REVIEW BY BRIAN SHOLIS

Century Girl, by Lauren Redniss
REVIEW BY JOHANNA DRUCKER

END PRODUCT 
New Mourning 
BY BENJAMIN SUTHERLAND

PAST ISSUES

cover_large.jpg

RDA 2006
Our Regional Design Annual includes more than 400 designs from the past year, divided by region. Read the introductions and see samples from all six sections: Far West, Southwest, Midwest, South, East, and New York City. Joyce Rutter’s Kaye gives an introduction, and Michael Musto reviews Spy: The Funny Years.


SO_cover.jpgSEP/OCT 2006
The Digital Design Annual: results from our interactive competition, profiles from the Pacific Rim, and our business graphics winners. Plus, the weird world of PES, the return of psychedelia, and a review of Comics as Art.


MJ_cover.gifJUL/AUG 2006
An in-depth look at the past, present, and future of the printed word. Plus, the conventions of chick lit cover art, a look at L.A.’s art magazine scene, Brent Rollins’s CD art, and a review of The Fundamentals of Illustration.

Related Articles:

  • No Related Posts Found

ADD A COMMENT