Talking About Design

Talking About Design
Author: John D. Berry
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*Dot-font* is the running title of the column I have been writing for the past half-dozen years for an online portal aimed at creative professionals.

e days before computer type, was to have them printed on condoms, which he then pinned down in stretched and distorted form and photographed.

As Laetitia Wolff concludes in her introduction of Massin and his work, *This free-spirited and compulsive creator is the unsung hero of an immense graphic heritage. Make way for Massin.*

Rick Poynor*s vices &#38 virtues

Former Eye editor Rick Poynor issues a call for critical thinking among graphic designers.

May 25, 2001

Rick Poynor, design critic and founder of the incisive British graphic-design magazine Eye, spoke to an audience of graphic designers in San Francisco in May 2001, as part of the Design Lecture Series sponsored by the local AIGA and SFMOMA. He presented his audience, which looked to be mostly young designers, with a sort of *manifesto* (he made the quotes audible) about graphic design, consisting largely of paired lists of *six vices* and *six virtues.* It was a call to responsibility an
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