Anthony Burrill

Recent articles about Anthony Burrill

The new breed

Issue 82, Winter 2011


Alex Bec and Will Hudson, of It’s Nice That, unveil their agency INT Works, grown directly from their roles as editors and curators.

Over the rainbow

Issue 75, Spring 2010


From advertising to illustration; posters to badges; fashion shows to pop videos, the design work of Anthony Burrill has become quietly ubiquitous

Recent blog posts about Anthony Burrill

Books received #53

18 April 2023
Book design, Design education, Graphic design, Information design, Posters, Typography

Big Type; the nature of data; match boxes from Singapore; and posters by Niklaus Troxler
In our latest edition of books received, we look at titles featuring typographically driven graphic design…

The printed howl

20 February 2021
Graphic design, Posters, Visual culture

Though locked down in London, this exhibition of letterpress protest posters has plenty of messages for the world
If the past few years have felt like one long trail of division, doom and…

Three design days in June

30 May 2019
Brand madness, Design education, Graphic design, New media, Typography

The second Birmingham Design Festival is packed with workshops, speakers, and most events are free. Luke Tonge explains who, what and why
Dan Alcorn and I initiated Birmingham Design Festival out of both frustration and amazement, writes…

Books received #25

20 March 2017
Book design, Graphic design, Illustration, Typography

Toujours la même histoire, Make it Now!, Jochen Gerner, Sleeping Beauties and Peter Green
Here are a few books that caught our attention in recent weeks. Jean Segui and…

Books received #18

11 April 2016
Book design, Graphic design, Photography, Visual culture

A Smile in the Mind, London A to Z, Jean Tinguely, Bad Bonn Song Book and Eating With The Eyes
Here are a few books that caught our attention in recent weeks … all reviewed…

In and out of registration

5 September 2014
Design education, Graphic design, Posters, Typography

Be very afraid … a Deptford primary school houses a design summer camp for grown-ups with a difference
Back to school came early for the 50+ workshop attendees who ventured to a disused…

Tear and share

29 October 2013
Book design, Graphic design, Illustration, Posters, Reviews

From Anthony Burrill and Apfel – a book of posters you can pull out and put on your wall
If you have ever wanted to stick one of Anthony Burrill’s prints on your wall…

London Design Festival preview 2013

13 September 2013
Graphic design, Typography, Visual culture

The LDF gets bigger each year, but graphic design, despite the presence of Circular, Anthony Burrill and others, still plays a minor role
Missing things is an unavoidable part of the London Design Festival (LDF) experience, no matter…

Something to say

7 November 2012
Design education, Design history, Graphic design, Technology, Typography

The current vogue for letterpress is more than mere retro-nostalgia, writes Catherine Dixon in the run-up to Friday’s St Bride conference.
Letterpress is everywhere, writes Catherine Dixon (co-organiser of ‘Letterpress: Something to Say’). Once a boutique…

The Bloomsbury set

24 October 2012
Book design, Graphic design, Reviews, Typography

De Bondt, Boom, Burrill, Butterick, Garland, Kubel, Scher and many more make Typo London 2012 a highly ‘Social’ affair. No question about it.
Typo London commenced with graphic designer Sara De Bondt’s fittingly understated introduction, writes Sarah Snaith…

Noted #40

22 July 2012
Graphic design, Illustration, Music design, Photography, Typography, Visual culture

Typecache, marginal Brazil, mags with letters, Malick Sidibé’s studio
Here are a few more links that caught our attention in recent days. is…

Letterpress: a lingering impression

5 November 2011

A week before a one-day event at the St Bride Foundation in London, a survey of recent activities which explore the enduring relevance of letterpress.
Letterpress is everywhere. First, it was a boutique fashion of designer-types. Now it’s in John…

Entente cordiale

10 March 2011
Design education, Graphic design, Posters, Visual culture

A pre-Chaumont RCA show juxtaposes cross-Channel poster art
Posters shout, jostle, and cajole. They blister every surface from bedroom wall to tube-train, from…

Troubled waters

25 October 2010
Graphic design, New media, Posters

Anthony Burrill designs a poster that’s screenprinted with oil from the BP spill
Anthony Burrill has made a new series of limited-edition posters, printed in BP oil from…

Glamour profession

26 February 2010
Graphic design, Music design, Visual culture

Anthony Burrill’s graphics for Jenny Packham at London Fashion Week
‘It was all my favourite things in one place,’ says Anthony Burrill, delighted by his…

Act local, think stencil

16 September 2009
Graphic design, Posters, Typography, Visual culture

Anthony Burrill’s Timeless screenprints for Experimenta in Lisbon
I was invited to take part in Timeless, writes Anthony Burrill, the British Council's exhibition…