This spread features ransom-like cutout letters, reinforcing that design and design criticism can be found anywhere. Print is one of the many places where design criticism is found, and the cutout letters are a nod to that. A simple serif and sans-serif font are used for most of the text to contrast against the many bold typefaces in the letter cutouts. The drop caps tie everything together and create a cohesive spread.
The second spread compliments the first, with letter cutouts scattered along the edge of the page. The question mark is slightly off-grid, which adds an element of interest. The question mark is featured as the article's focus is questioning what design criticism is and where we can find it.