Feature: Posters

 
Crowd control

Crowd control

Designers are making illustrated books through crowdfunding instead of traditional publishing methods. By John L. Walters
 
Mark Holt: Games, set and dispatch

Mark Holt: Games, set and dispatch

The title page credit for Munich ’72: The Visual Output of Otl Aicher’s Dept XI reads ‘Researched, written, edited, designed and published by Mark Holt.’ Interview by John L. Walters [EXTRACT]
 
My friend David King

My friend David King

The book David King: Designer, Activist, Visual Historian is a comprehensive account of the work of a unique figure in graphic design history. Here Richard Hollis, witness to King’s development as designer, artist, collector and pioneering author-designer of dazzling books of social and political history, recalls his friend and fellow designer. By Richard Hollis
 
Jacqueline Casey. Science and design

Jacqueline Casey. Science and design

Jacqueline Casey was instrumental in developing what became known as the MIT Style. By Elizabeth Resnick [EXTRACT]
 
Spassky Fischer: Concrete moves

Spassky Fischer: Concrete moves

The work of this prolific young French studio is founded on practicality and systems, while transcending such prosaic methods [EXTRACT]
 
‘As, not for’: The critique goes on

‘As, not for’: The critique goes on

‘As, Not For: Dethroning Our Absolutes’ is an itinerant exhibition of work by black designers whose legacy has been neglected for too long
 
Reputations: Atlas, Astrid Stavro and Pablo Martín

Reputations: Atlas, Astrid Stavro and Pablo Martín

‘You have to be the orchestra conductor, taking control of all these elements and making them magically come together’
 
I am a poster

I am a poster

David Crowley, curator of ‘The Poster Remediated’ at the Warsaw International Poster Biennale, examines some of the relationships that exist between posters and the human body
 
Take my concept

Take my concept

Boris Bućan’s early posters display an audacity that challenges divisions between graphic design and fine art
 
Killing joke at the expense of history

Killing joke at the expense of history

Swissted’s typographic homages turn Modernist design history into hollow commodities for a new ‘blank generation’
 
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