is a writer, critic, lecturer and curator, specialising in design, media, photography and visual culture. He founded
. His latest book is
Posters by Hans Hillmann for Jean-Luc Godard’s Films
Rick Poynor looks at the work of a master of cinematic graphic design
Tracking the Locations of J.G. Ballard’s Super-Cannes
A photo-essay on the futuristic marina and business park in the south of France that inspired Ballard’s disquieting fantasy about corporate crime
The Mysteries of France:
A Gothic Guidebook
Guide de la France mystérieuse, illustrated by Roman Cieslewicz, is a surreal beast of a travel book.
The Body as Factory: Anatomy of an Image
Peeling back the skin of a New Scientist cover illustration by Nichola Bruce and Michael Coulson.
Rediscovering the Lost Art of the Typewriter
Typewriters are making a comeback and, as a wide-ranging new survey book shows, so is typewriter art.