Graphic design

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April design news: cancer jewellery, food furniture, Karl Lagerfeld
April design news: cancer jewellery, food waste furniture, Karl Lagerfeld

Alice Fisher

27, Apr, 2022 @9:30 AM

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Australian PM’s department drops widely mocked ‘phallic’ women’s network logo
Emblem featuring cursive W with a purple protuberance removed ‘pending consultation with staff’

Paul Karp

14, Mar, 2022 @10:07 PM

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Klaus Staeck, the provocative artist who challenged postwar Germany’s love of the car
The German graphic designer took the techniques the auto industry uses to sell happy motoring and turned them on their head

Doug Gordon

14, Feb, 2022 @7:00 AM

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‘I can see into the lives of North Koreans’ – the professor who reads washed-up rubbish
From sweet wrappers to noodle packets, Prof Kang Dong-wan collects litter that floats to South Korea from the repressive North. Can military secrets really be uncovered in their surprisingly sophisticated designs?

Matthew Wilcox

11, Feb, 2022 @9:48 AM

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Kathleen Butlin obituary
Other lives: Graphic designer busy in the 1950s and 60s with commissions for industry

James Mowat

02, Aug, 2021 @4:04 PM

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Wake review: a must-read graphic history of women-led slave revolts
Rebecca Hall and illustrator Hugo Martínez uncover hidden stories, vital truths and deep, unhealed, intergenerational pain

Rosemary Bray McNatt

31, Jul, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Ken Garland obituary
Graphic designer known for his work with Galt Toys and the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament

Adrian Shaughnessy

01, Jun, 2021 @5:46 PM

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Eric Carle obituary
Illustrator and author of classic children’s books including The Very Hungry Caterpillar and Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?

Julia Eccleshare

27, May, 2021 @12:11 PM

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Leslie McCombie obituary
Other lives: Graphic designer who produced displays for the Festival of Britain and was an early green campaigner

Jeremy McCombie

30, Apr, 2021 @5:15 PM

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In the Instagram age, you actually can judge a book by its cover
Social media is now a vital platform to promote new titles. And that means jacket designs that hit you ‘hard and quick’

Ellie Violet Bramley

18, Apr, 2021 @9:00 AM

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‘They capture history’: the projects saving Spain and Portugal’s shop signs
A collective of projects across Iberia is protecting commercial signs to create a living archive

Ashifa Kassam in Madrid

16, Apr, 2021 @9:38 AM

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Martin Lambie-Nairn, Spitting Image co-creator, dies at 75
Graphic designer was also behind some of UK TV’s best-known visuals including Channel 4 ‘blocks’ logo

Nadeem Badshah

28, Dec, 2020 @7:12 PM

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