George Hardie

Recent articles about George Hardie

The new breed

Issue 82, Winter 2012

Feature

Alex Bec and Will Hudson, of It’s Nice That, unveil their agency INT Works, grown directly from…

Isometric illustrator

Issue 55, Spring 2005

Review

Hipgnosis. Dark Side of the Moon. Hardie’s iconic collaborations with Storm…

The rules of the game

Feature

For George Hardie, illustration is a problem-solving process: collecting looking and drawing with…

Big book of books

Issue 73, Autumn 2009

Review

Bibliographic is a book about books. British designer Jason Godfrey has…

Letters from Bologna

Issue 64, Summer 2007

Review

You could read the promotional material for this conference several times without…

Big ideas and giant turkeys

Issue 70, Winter 2008

Review

The culture of ‘album cover design’ often runs in a kind of parallel…

Reputations: Peter Saville

Issue 17, Summer 1995

Feature

‘This is a post-design era. It’s deliberately going against all those things that were canonised…

Back into battle

Issue 51, Spring 2004

Feature

Nicholas Blechman’s ’zine is a barbed response to contemporary US politics

Recent blog posts by George Hardie

Brief encounters and the pleasures of ambiguity

16 June 2017

Design, illustration, animation and anecdotes at Here London 2017
Here London, It’s Nice That’s annual conference, has become an established fixture on the design calendar, with speakers from a range of ‘creative’ disciplines showing their work, entertaining an audience of professionals and students with anecdotes, videos and slide shows of career highlights writes John L. Walters.

A sunnier classroom

15 May 2017

When the world is in flux, book design offers ‘a refuge of certainty’. Andrew Howard explains why he founded the Porto Design Summer School
There is a particularity about the education system which we take as given – that students, from infant school to university, are grouped together according to their age and experience, writes Andrew Howard.

Irrational responses

6 March 2014

GraphicDesign&’s Golden Meaning project provokes designers and illustrators to interpret geometry
Late last month, Lucienne Roberts and Rebecca Wright of GraphicDesign& launched their publication Golden Meaning at the Design Museum, writes Joseph Bisat Marshall.

Noted #41

4 August 2012

Olympic graphics watch 2 – infographics, ironic accuracy and competitive armchair Olympics
More Olympic graphics have caught our attention. As the games continue – please send us your sightings via Flickr and Twitter.

The seventh Python

29 October 2009

Storm Thorgerson’s iconic album art at Integrated2009
To designers of a certain vintage, Storm Thorgerson, one of the founders (with Aubrey Powell) of Hipgnosis, is a star, the prog Peter Saville. Yet he’s off many people’s graphic design radar, writes John L. Walters. Which might be the way he likes it, since he claims to know nothing about typography and disdains illustration.

Two degrees of (colour) separation

5 September 2008

Graphic Rolling Stones artefacts are saved for the nation
It began with a letter – addressed to the designer at the Royal College of Art, writes John L. Walters.