CR March 11

Our March issue features a profile of Gerd Arntz, a feature on the return of the great movie poster, and a look at the secretive world of banknote engraving

Our March issue features a profile of Gerd Arntz, a feature on the return of the great movie poster, and a look at the secretive world of banknote engraving…

The front cover features a selection of Arntz’s pictograms, designed for Otto Neurath’s Isotype language system, while the back cover shows an engraving of a Yemeni man by Tony Maidment.

If you would like to buy this issue, simply call +44(0)207 292 3703. Issues cost £5.90 including P&P for the UK.

Better yet, subscribe to CR for a year here and save yourself almost 30% on the printed magazine. Online only subs are also available, for just £40.

 

Inside, we have a first look at our iPad app. And one of photographer Luke Stephenson‘s bird images (shown on the iPad below) is our Hi-Res page this month.

 

Our Case Study feature looks at Honda’s new campaign from W+K London.

 

As a new book of his work is published (Gerd Arntz: Graphic Designer, 010 Publishers), David Crowley examines the work of the designer of Otto Neurath’s Isotype symbols who brought a human touch to the impersonal world of statistics.

 

We also feature the intricate work of Tony Maidment, a steel plate banknote engraver with an important cause.

 

And Gavin Lucas looks at a possible resurgence in the art of movie poster making.

 

In Crit this month, we have a personal account of the power of Crass’ sound and image by punk art collector,Toby Mott, on the eve of a new exhibition of the band’s visual art.

 

Andy Cameron looks at the digital artists most referenced by ad agencies.

 

Jeremy Leslie reviews The Daily iPad app.

 

And Gordon Comstock applauds Polaroid’s appointment of Lady Gaga as their creative director (illustration by Stuart Whitton).

 

Our March Monograph ties in with the extensive feature on Gerd Arntz and features 18 of his Isotype symbols as featured in 010 Publishers‘ new book. The opening page shows him at work on the symbol for an unemployed man.

The March issue of CR is on sale from February 24.

If you would like to buy this issue, simply call +44(0)207 292 3703. Issues cost £5.90 including P&P for the UK.

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