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The Dinosaur
NY Auto Show
An ideal city
things 8
Summer 1998

Editorial: Going with the grain

Lucy Peltz, The pleasure of the book:
Extra-illustration, an 18th-century fashion

Margaret Campbell , Affie cauld and affie lonely:
Tuberculosis shelters in Britain, 1900 -1930

Flora Samuel, A confession of faith in stone:
Carl Gustav Jung's tower at Bollingen

Hildi Hawkins, Keeping the Cold War cold:
Finland, America and the Design in Scandinavia exhibition, 1954 - 1957

other things

Jonathan Bell, Cut'n'paste
Destroy: Punk Graphic Design in Britain
Royal Festival Hall, London, 6 February - 16 March 1998

Flora Samuel, Thought, word and deed
Shaker: The Art of Craftsmanship
Barbican Art Gallery, London, 22 January - 26 April 1998

Martin Amis, Real men
Extract from the novel God's Dice
Penguin Books, London, 1995

Rosemary Hill, A painter's progress
Jenny Uglow, Hogarth: A Life and a World
Faber & Faber, London, 1998

Christopher Mount, Life's little luxuries
Finnish Modern Design: Utopian Ideals and Everyday Realities, 1930-1997
The Bard Graduate Center, New York, 27 February - 14 June 1998

Augusto Monterroso, The dinosaur
A very short story

Steve Baker, Mon velo
Cycling, writing, dreaming

Carol Tulloch, Into focus
Photos and Phantasms: Harry Johnston's Photographs of the Caribbean (1908-9)
The Royal Geographical Society, London, 3 -13 March 1998

Georges Perec, On the difficulty of imagining an ideal city
Poem from Species of Spaces and Other Pieces

Liz Boggis , identity::crisis
Horseguards Parade, London, 8 - 16 April 1998

Pas car, Elocution rhyme

Andrew Bolton, Glocal heroes
Asia City
Photographer's Gallery, London, 3 April - 16 May 1998

Anne Aurasmaa, Here be monsters
Myths and Monsters
Natural History Museum, London, 5 April - 13 September 1998
Lost Sense
Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, 14 February - 20 September 1998

Edmund de Waal, Leaving home
A potter's goodbye to the things he makes

Virginia Woolf, Here comes the 19th century
Extract from the novel Orlando

Philip Nobel, New car, New York
The 1998 New York International Auto Show
Jacob Javits Convention Center, New York, 11 - 19 April 1998

Victoria Kelley, Into the blue
The beauty of pregnancy testing kits

Susan Howe, Scandiwegianism
IKEA's PS range and the Nordic design tradition

Rosemary Hill, Straitlaced stories
Marianne Thesander, The Feminine Ideal
Reaktion Books, London, 1997
Beatrice Fontanel, Support and Seduction: A History of Bras and Corsets
Abrams Publishers, New York, 2001

Bettina Schurkamp, Sizing up
Rem Koolhaas, S, M, L, XL