Holly Harris

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Body of print

17 July 2014
Design education, Photography, Reviews, Technology, Visual culture

The Courtauld Gallery’s ‘Impress’ exhibition shows the connections between the process, the printmaker and the page
Visiting the Courtauld Gallery’s (soon-to-end) exhibition ‘Impress: Print Making Expanded in Contemporary Art’ is like…

Poster-wrap party night

26 July 2013
Graphic design, Illustration, Posters, Visual culture

The V&A’s Friday Lates are an opportunity for graphic design and illustration to invade the museum’s spaces
On the last Friday of every month, the Victoria and Albert museum opens its doors…

Mid-century matters

16 July 2013
Design history, Graphic design, Posters, Visual culture

Mid-twentieth century posters catch a contemporary mood at Christie’s vintage poster auction
At a recent Christie’s sale of vintage posters, the most popular represented campaigns from the…

Music design eye candy

3 April 2013
Design history, Graphic design, Illustration, Music design, Posters, Reviews

Rich in reproductions and spanning a wide range of musical genres, Classic Rock Posters is…

When Harry shot Cliff

13 October 2012

Harry Hammond’s 1959 photo of Cliff Richard catches a moment when rock’n’roll and ‘variety’ still brushed shoulders.
Harry Hammond is one of the founding fathers of showbiz photography, writes Holly Harris. The…