Tom Eckersley

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Cheap Jack Flash

Issue 60, Summer 2006

Feature

Fluorescent inks – costly, dramatic, even ‘vulgar’ – provided 1950s designers with a fresh…

Social vision

Issue 52, Summer 2004

Feature

RoSPA’s Second World War safety posters challenge orthodox views of British Modernism

A world of shape and flat colour

Issue 14, Autumn 1994

Review

The recent exhibition of Tom Eckersley’s posters was the most comprehensive…

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Warning cries

14 January 2016

Paul Rennie casts new light on RoSPA’s safety posters. Review of Safety First by Clare Walters
The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) employed many of the best designers of the twentieth century to make its safety posters.

AK and A23D on press

18 September 2014

Two 21st-century letterpress projects breathe new life into this arcane, antiquated but much-loved method of mark-making
The LDF’s opening graphic weekend featured plenty of stimulating events and fascinating displays, with workshops, movies (Lost Highway), demonstrations, talks (Paula Scher, Irma Boom), David David’s Carousel Wall in the tunnel entrance, and Barber & Osgerby’s vertiginous Double Space – huge rotating mirrors – in the Raphael Gallery, writes John L Walters.