Eye is the world’s most beautiful and collectable graphic design journal, published quarterly for professional designers, students and anyone interested in critical, informed writing about design and visual culture.
This quarterly publication is dripping with excellent design, featuring insightful and intelligent examinations of topics and trends in the design world alongside looks at particularly exceptional works of design, both historical and contemporary. It also offers comment and opinion and reviews of relevant books and exhibitions. Whether you are a student, a professor, in the design industry or simply interested in it, Eye is a top quality look at the world of graphic design.Illustration and the power of the drawn image are at the heart of this issue of Eye. Myriad new technologies affect the way illustrated images can be created, developed and disseminated, yet Olivier Kugler (whose portrait of Syrian refugee Muhamed graces the cover) does all his drawings in pencil. The business of illustrating – of observing, listening, thinking and making marks to communicate with clarity and feeling – has changed little since Edward Ardizzone documented the bombed-out cities and survivors of mid-century Europe.