Patrick Baglee

Recent articles by Patrick Baglee

Tales from the West Coast

Issue 97, Autumn 2018


With its origins in ‘live journalism’ shows, The California Sunday Magazine achieves its narrative power through a cinematic approach to photography and type

Truth to photographic materials

Issue 89, Winter 2014


Platon specialises in arresting portraits of the world’s movers and shakers; now, with his People’s Portfolio, he’s aiming to tell another side of the story

Fry like a spy

Issue 87, Spring 2014


The comic strip simplicity of Len Deighton’s Action Cook Book taught bachelors how to cook

Reputations: Bob Gill

Issue 33, Autumn 1999


‘I’ve never had a problem with a dumb client. There’s no such thing as a bad client. Part of our job is to do good work and get the client to accept it.’ Interview by Patrick Baglee

Postcards from a generous drifter

Issue 41, Autumn 2001


Alan Fletcher describes his latest book as ‘a journey without a destination’. I’m not sure…

Recent blog posts about Patrick Baglee

Colin Forbes 1928-2022

7 January 2023

The death of Colin Forbes closes a significant chapter in the history of British graphic design. Obituary by Patrick Baglee

Thoughtful and methodical, serious about the work, Forbes’s diffidence was belied by the confidence and thoroughness of his output.

Bob Gill (1931-2021)

12 April 2022
Design education, Design history, Graphic design, Illustration, Posters

US designer Bob Gill was a founding father of British graphic design. Patrick Baglee pays tribute

Bob Gill, who has died aged 90, was a vocal advocate of the importance of original graphic solutions, determined not by the prevailing graphic style, but by the nature and context of the problem …