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Compiled by Ian Lynam + Idea magazine
A 100 page inquiry into contemporary critical practices in graphic design featuring interviews and extensive showings of graphic work by:
Subterranean Modernism: A Critical Retrospective
By Randy Nakamura + Ian Lynam
A critical history of graphic design over the past decade, charting the rise of workshop-centric modernist models as a recurring theme.
On the Uselessness of Design Criticism
by Randy Nakamura
An essay validating the need for external criticism of graphic design projects.
Dialogues with Tatsuya Ariyama
Design of Techno on Paper:
Japanese Techno Flyers in the 90s
Compiled by Kentaro Takaoka + Idea
A retrospective on Japanese techno flyers in the 90s
Forms of Crossing the Boundaries Vol.3
Text and design by Yasuo Totsuka