Buy Eye on Design #02, the “Psych” issue—out now! AIGA members enjoy a free digital download, courtesy of Google Design

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Eye on Design #02— the “Psych” issue—is here in all its DayGlo glory. This time around we’re exploring the intersection of design and mind-altering experiences of all kinds. Meet a range of characters, from the unknown women behind 1960s psychedelic design, to the designers today who are tuning in but never dropping out by shifting drug use from recreational to vocational.

In the issue, we trace the new school of surreal, acid-laced design to its unlikely roots at a corporate business magazine, and talk to a range of experts, from psychics forecasting the future of design, to the branding masterminds who are manipulating your buying habits. Along with a healthy dose of trickery and illusion, the Psych issue features deep reporting, candid interviews and op-eds, mind-bending visual essays, and editorial packages that stretch and test what design journalism can be.

Don’t miss these goodies:

  • Printed in DayGlo ink 
  • 160 pages of luxe Mohawk paper stocks
  • Special guest designer, Shira Inbar
  • Tear-out poster designed by Nejc Prah
  • Rarely seen early-era Magic Eye optical illusions
  • Original illustration and design by The Rodina, Alexis Beauclair, Wade Jeffree + Leta Sobierajski, Jesse Reed, and many more

Complete your collection—buy #01, the “Invisible” issue.

Our first issue tells stories that reveal the code, data, and grids lurking behind our designed interfaces. Explore intangible subjects like identity and mental health, made visible by some of our favorite illustrators and designers; and celebrate the printed form (because it deserves to be celebrated) with lush paper and boundary-pushing design by Maziyar Pahlevan.

Available for digital download.


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“[Eye on Design’s] visual identity, with its eye logo and signature peachy-pink have been beautifully translated for the print version.” — Creative Review 

“Just as you thought that print is dead, AIGA is bringing their popular website ‘Eye on Design’ to the real world with a gorgeous new magazine.”—Design Taxi 

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The Netherlands
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United Kingdom
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United States
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