Colin Forbes

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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

The boy’s book of Pentagram

Issue 11, Winter 1993


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

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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.