Bob Gill

Recent articles about Bob Gill

The boy’s book of Pentagram

Issue 11, Winter 1993

Review

Pentagram are masters of self-promotion. ‘Books win friends,’ says Theo Crosby, ‘and buying friendship is…

Reputations: Bob Gill

Issue 33, Autumn 1999

Feature

‘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

Recent blog posts about Bob Gill

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 …

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…

Books received #17

26 January 2016
Brand madness, Design history, Graphic design, Illustration, Type Tuesday

Logo Modernism, DixonBaxi, Cries of London, deValence and No Words Posters
Here are a few books that caught our attention in recent weeks. Logo Modernism (Taschen…

Offset 2013: day one

9 April 2013
Design history, Graphic design, Illustration, Reviews

Bob Gill, Louise Fili and Ben Bos explain why design is ‘not a profession but a way of life.’ Pam Bowman reports from the Dublin conference.
Starting at 10am on Friday 5 April and finishing at 7pm the following Sunday, Offset…

Two degrees of (colour) separation

5 September 2008
Design history, Graphic design, Illustration, Posters

Graphic Rolling Stones artefacts are saved for the nation
It began with a letter – addressed to the designer at the Royal College of…