is a writer, critic, lecturer and curator, specialising in design, media and visual culture. He founded
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Boris Bućan’s little known early posters, produced in Zagreb, were reductive, sharply defined, cerebral and enigmatic.
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 Practical Virtue of Works That Work
Works That Work
magazine reclaims the word “creativity” from the stultifying embrace of branding culture and design thinking.
Utopian Image: Politics and Posters
By celebrating political posters for their design do we collude with the established order they seek to challenge?
On My Shelf: Fin de Copenhague
Asger Jorn and Guy Debord’s book Fin de Copenhague
is a Situationist classic and a brilliant piece of design.