Issue 306 - Digital Version


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Issue 306 of Graphis magazine includes the following articles: Hideki Nakajima: The Sultan of Spread, by Ken Sato; April Greiman: Pioneer of Aesthetic Passion, by Paolo Polledri; Rebeca Mendez: Designing from Skin to Screen, by Veronique Vienne; Diesel: Provocateurs Fueled for Growth, by Rita D. Jacobs; Pa Design: Portugese Mystique, by Antonio Costa; Harry de Zitter: Resonance of the Landscape, by Rynn Williams; Mixing Messages: Design in Flux, by Andrea Codrington; Site as Signature: Jose Rafael Moneo, by Leslie Sherr.


12 Exhibitions:
Ludwig Hohlwein: Crafts and the art of advertising...Architecture and film museums unite for a common cause...Royal Academy presents Bridging the City...Charlotte Perriand at the Design Museum, London...MOMA targets Jasper Johns...3-D awards exhibition at the New York Art Directors Club

13 Global Report:
International Design Conference in Aspen...Swiss poster of the year...Red Point awards...Art Directors Club of Europe grants 1996 Awards...Calling all young cartoonists

16 Book Reviews:
Beware Wet Paint: Alan Fletcher, reviewed by Veronique Vienne.
Multimedia Graphics, reviewed by Ken Coupland.
Undesigning the Bath, reviewed by Paolo Polledri

20 New Media:
The World of Sony...Online: A Virtual Work in Progress, by Richard Lewin.
E3: An Electronic Vaudeville, by Paolo Polledri

22 Consumer Products:
Contours for Speakers, by RKS Design for JBL...The high-end design of toothbrushes and toilets. By Peggy Chapman

24 Industry Products:
AGFA digital cameras...large-format printers...the Syquest EZ Flyer...the new JVC digital video camera

26 Hideki Nakajima: The Sultan of Spread
In a country of workaholics, this Japanese art director is a rare bird - continuously pushing himself to the artistic brink. By Ken Sato

38 April Greiman: Pioneer of Aesthetic Passion
While continuing to establish her own credentials, Greiman prods the design establishment into a defensive corner. By Paolo Polledri

46 Rebeca Mendez: Designing from Skin to Screen
Using technology to communicate with her internal world, Rebeca Mendez establishes a sensual relationship with her machine. By Veronique Vienne

58 Diesel: Provocateurs Fueled for Growth
Italian fashion trend setter Diesel imports its sassy attitude to a clothing superstore in New York and swank hotel in Florida. By Rita D. Jacobs

66 Pa Design: Portuguese Mystique
A two-woman team proves that feminine style can be powerful. By Antonio Costa

76 Harry de Zitter: Resonance of the Landscape
A photographer who has relied on the textures of traditional portraiture and landscapes extends into the digital realm. By Rynn Williams

86 Mixing Messages: Design in Flux
An exhibition explores graphic design in contemporary culture. By Andrea Codrington

152 Site as Signature: Jose Rafael Moneo
The Pritzker Prize winner's work possesses the rare desire to achieve an independent existence, a quality of transcendence. By Leslie Sherr