Tag Archives: graphic design criticism

Modes of Criticism 1

My essay “Fuck All” is included in the journal Modes of Criticism 1 – Critical, Uncritical, Post-critical, the initial publication of the Modes of Criticism project of editor Francisco Laranjo. The essay is a response of Michael Rock’s essay “Fuck Content,” and challenges that article’s notion that graphic design history is one of form, not content. …

The Team Player

My latest article, “The Team Player,” is a blog post on the AIGA Design Educators Community web site. Having a sport theme, it may seem to have been written to coincide with the Super Bowl, to be played this evening (and which features my favored team, the Patriots). However, it’s actually coincidental. Had the confluence …

DEClaring Ourselves

My latest article, “Yourselves: Declaring Ourselves,” is posted on the Design Observer blog in the “Observatory” section. The piece looks at the history and mission of the AIGA Design Educators Community—I serve on the organization’s steering committee. Particular focus in the article is given to the DEC’s current initiatives.