Roman Cieslewicz

Recent articles about Roman Cieslewicz

Pulling back the curtain

Issue 97, Autumn 2018


Published by the Communist Women’s League, Ty i Ja [You and I] was an ambitious 1960s title that brought the outside world to its Polish readers

Poland’s graphic pioneers

Issue 92, Summer 2016


Publications attempting a comprehensive overview of a country’s graphic design history have appeared on a…

Readymade format

Issue 88, Summer 2014


An illustrated ‘gift book’ dictionary by Heretic brings Marcel Duchamp’s ideas to a wider audience. Critique by Rick Poynor

Reputations: Roman Cieslewicz

Issue 9, Summer 1993


‘Posters are dying out. They need strong themes, which at present they lack. As a form of communication, they belong to another age’

Recent blog posts about Roman Cieslewicz

Graphic design live #10

13 February 2023
Design history, Graphic design, Type Tuesday, Events and exhibitions

Sara De Bondt in London; Haettenschweiler in Zurich; Shaping Protest in Ulm; Polish poster and type design in California; and Extinction Rebellion in London.
Here is a selection of current and upcoming events – page to stay up to date…

Remediation in Warsaw

4 April 2016
Critical path, Graphic design, Posters, Visual culture

Posters aren’t dead, they’re just off the wall. David Crowley explains the thinking behind the forthcoming Warsaw International Poster Biennale
The Warsaw International Poster Biennale is 50 years old in June, writes David Crowley. Once…

Posters of protest and peace

7 July 2015
Design history, Graphic design, Posters, Reviews

This Czech poster book contains much that is fresh and surprising, but makes some odd omissions. Review by Ken Garland
The context for the work shown in this book is usefully established by the 7…