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Faire magazine – To look at things
 
Faire is a bi-monthly magazine dedicated to graphic design, published from October to June, distributed each two months in the form of anthologies of three or four issues. Faire is aimed for undergraduate students as well as researchers and professionals, documenting contemporary and international practices of graphic design, along with the history and grammar of styles. Each issue focuses on a single subject, addressed by a renowned author.
 
Faire – To look at things - Artists Posters
2020
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François Havegeer and Sacha Léopold (Syndicat) invited Aurélien Mole, Jérôme Dupeyrat, Mathias Augustyniak (M/M Paris) and Thierry Chancogne to express their views on art posters, artist posters, posters made by artists, posters made with artists, posters made for artists, and the occasional participation of graphic designers (special issue of the critical review dedicated to graphic design).
Faire – To look at things - Volume 06 (#19, 20, 21)
2020
bilingual edition (English / French)
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Issues 19 to 21 of the critical review dedicated to graphic design.
Faire – To look at things - Volume 05 (#16, 17, 18)
2019
bilingual edition (English / French)
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Issues 16 to 18 of the critical review dedicated to graphic design.
Faire – To look at things - Volume 04 (#13, 14, 15)
2018
bilingual edition (English / French)
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Issues 13 to 15 of the critical review dedicated to graphic design. Compilation includes studies on Peter Bil'ak's essay on the exhibition of graphic design; the posters produced by M/M (Paris) for CDDB-Théâtre de Lorient; and the collaboration between studio Spassky Fischer and Marseille's MUCEM.
Faire – To look at things - Volume 03 (#10, 11, 12)
2018
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Issues 10 to 12 of the critical review dedicated to graphic design, around Robert Brownjohn, Klaus Scherübel, Julia Born, Simon Starling et Poster of Girl, Revue Emmanuelle.
Faire – To look at things - Volume 02 (#5, 6, 7, 8)
2018
bilingual edition (English / French)
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Issues 5 to 8 of the critical review dedicated to Graphic design. Compilation includes studies on the following subjects: an Instagram post by studio Experimental Jetset for the Paradiso cultural centre in Amsterdam; a series of gestures, from Harun Farocki to L'Architecture Aujourd'hui; the publication Parallel Encyclopedia by Batia Suter; Charles Mazé & Coline Sunier's residency at the Villa Médicis.
Faire – To look at things - Volume 01 (#1, 2, 3, 4)
2018
bilingual edition (English / French)
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The first four issues of the critical review dedicated to the analysis of Graphic design, published by Empire books (studio Syndicat). Each publication documents a specific object, addressed by a renowned author: the Rouge-gorge series at Éditions Cent pages by S.P. Millot; the database colorlibrary.ch by studio Maximage; the monograph Recollected Work by Mevis & Van Deursen; and the invitation cards by the artist Stanley Brouwn.
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