12 August 2011
Giants of design and publishing, plus vision, sound and ragtime
More links to sites, articles and interviews that grabbed our attention this week.
Laurence King interview
An interview on Design Observer with Laurence King, as he prepares to publish in the US.
Milton Glaser and Massimo Vignelli in conversation
Two design pioneers chew the fat.
See if your line-ragging skills are up to speed with this oddly satisfying online game.
Vision Sound Music
A new festival, coming to London’s Southbank Centre on 2-4 September 2011 – Eye is a media partner.
Participants include Kate Moross (see feature in Eye 76), Alan Parker, director of Bugsy Malone (top) and Charlie Dark.
Above: Kate Moross’s take on the London Underground diagram from the exhibition ‘001 London’ held last summer. (See ‘The friendly side of graphic art’.)
More next week: see also Noted on the bar to your right.
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