Issue 339 - Digital Version


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May / June 2002
Cover Image: 
Portrait of Tadanori Yokoo
Photo by Masato Seto, 2001

Graphis magazine Issue 339 presents the following stories: Finn Sködt: Dreams Between the Lines, by Berit Anderson; Publicis & Hal Riney: The Lion in the Winter, by Chris Barnett; Toulouse-Lautrec centennial poster anniversary, by Olivia Buffi; Dyson: Good Design Sucks, by Joshua Shapiro; Sussman/Prejza: The Poetry of Place, by Michael Webb; Gábor Kerekes: The Alchemist, by Lyle Rexer; and Stefan Sagmeister & Lou Reed: Take a Walk on the Wild Side.


6 Contributors

10 Design Paradox By Andrew Blauvelt

11 Wiped Out By Nicholas Blechman

12 Showing the flag By Victor Margolin

13 September Rose By Phil Marco

14 Paint by Pixels by Ken Coupland

17 Tadnori Yokoo

18 Young & Laramore: Shield Sexton 3-D corporate identity By N. Rain Noe

24 Gisela Stromeyere By Aric Chen

30 Speck NO. 1: Curious Collection of Uncommon Things Reviewed by Jane Harris

32 Finn Sködt: Dreams Between the Lines By Berit Anderson

From typography and calligraphy to stone etchings, this erudite Danish designer applies his art to textiles and many other media.

50 Publicis & Hal Riney: The Lion in the Winter By Chris Barnett

Known for their superbly designed ads, Publicis & hal Riney has redefined its innovative, creative structure by turning the reins over to a man who has never designed an ad in his life.

70 Toulouse-Lautrec centennial poster anniversary By Olivia Buffi

One hundred graphic designers honor the 100th anniversary of Toulouse-Lautrec's death.

92 Dyson: Good Design Sucks By Joshua Shapiro

James Dyson--inventor extraordinaire of the first bagless vacuum cleaner--has become a cultural icon of success in the UK.

102 Sussman/Prejza: The Poetry of Place By Michael Webb

This California duo has sustained a level of excellence in architectural corporate ID"s and public signage.

118 Gábor Kerekes, the Alchemist By Lyle Rexer

Kerekes has transformed himself from a photojournalist working for the Communist party in Hungary to an experimental photographer discovering the unseen.

124 Stefan Sagmeister & Lou Reed: Take a Walk on the Wild Side

Reflecting on Sagmeister's year without clients and his most recent book Made You Look, these two luminaries discuss their work ethic and what inspires them.

136 Richard Avedon: Made in France Reviewed by Ken Coupland

144 The Book of 101 Books Reviewed by Jack Crager

144 Otto Treumann: Graphic Design in the Netherlands Reviewed by Philippe Apeloig

145 Japanese By Yoko Minai, Typesetting by Ray Liu

149 Spanish By Rita Garcia

153 German By Heinke Jenssen

157 French By Caroline Droz, Alexandra Egli, Charlotte Rahola and Margie Mounier