Noel Douglas

Recent articles by Noel Douglas

Beyond words

Issue 80, Summer 2011


Peter Kennard’s angry, wordless montages show a political nightmare in the hope that we wake up and deal with it

Whose space?

Issue 66, Winter 2007


When the demands of Neoliberalism play havoc with our lives, it is time to fight back, and designers wield the sharpest tools

Attacked by music, type & light

Issue 76, Summer 2010


Technology on tour. Noel Douglas talks to UVA’s Matt Clark about their sets for Massive Attack

Recent blog posts about Noel Douglas

Beyond selfish

13 May 2015
Information design, New media, Photography, Visual culture

Could Selfiecity’s systems of visual analysis one day become a force for the common good?
‘Selfies’ are a cultural phenomenon, and it seems you cannot move for people taking them…

Higher ground

27 January 2012
Design education, Graphic design, New media, Posters, Visual culture

Occupy Design is an opportunity to change design, and design for change.
We invited Noel Douglas, one of the organisers of ‘This Space Is Not For Hire’…

Political photomontage

17 May 2011
Design history, Graphic design, Illustration, Photography, Posters, Technology, Visual culture

Noel Douglas on Peter Kennard’s ‘At Earth’ at Raven Row – last few days
Peter Kennard’s ‘At Earth’ show at Raven Row Gallery is a sibling to his new…

Signs of Revolt

12 November 2009
Graphic design, Photography, Visual culture

Ten years after Seattle, the visual force of today’s social movements
In November 1999, an alliance of direct action activists, environmentalists and trade unionists, shut down…

Off the wall

15 July 2009
Visual culture

Just a little fun? Or advertising that plumbs new depths of cynicism?
If Lee and Dan’s fake suicide bomber ad* ‘for’ Volkswagen a few years back seemed…