John L. Walters
John L. Walters is the editor and co-owner (with Simon Esterson) of Eye, the international review of graphic design. He was a musician and record producer before moving into publishing with Unknown Public in the 1990s. Outside Eye, Walters has written for The Guardian, Port, Boat and London Jazz News, and he is writing a book about Alan Kitching.
He has co-curated and programmed many Eye events, including the ‘Critical Tensions’ conference, several ‘archive nights’ (in London, New York and Amsterdam) plus Eye’s regular ‘Type Tuesdays’ at St Bride Library. He is a Visiting Fellow of the University of the Arts London and a founding juror of the European Design Awards.
He has received six nominations for the UK’s BSME (British Society of Magazine Editors) Awards, and won in 2002 and 2016.
Twitter: @eyemagazine & @JohnLW