Issue 84, Autumn 2012
Reading Richard Hollis’s writings, one can’t help wondering how the esteemed graphic designer, writer and…
Issue 53, Autumn 2004
Romek Marber’s 1960s paperback identity is a landmark of independent British design
Issue 29, Autumn 1998
The career of Germano Facetti is exceptional in its range. As art director of Penguin Book covers in the 1960s and as a designer, he was a powerful influence on book and information design, throwing a special light on Modern Movement aspirations and on attitudes to illustration. Facetti has maintained the concept of “documentary” and diagrammatic illustration to induce understanding, to express emotion, or to accumulate information in a more memorable way.