People of Print

People of Print

Innovative, Independent Design & Illustration

  1. Marcroy Smith
  2. Andy Cooke
  • ISBN 9780500293140
  • 29.70 x 22.00 cm
  • Paperback
  • 336pp
  • Illustrated in colour and black and white throughout
  • First published 2017

An insider’s guide to the fresh, talented graphic designers, illustrators, printmakers and collectives that are at the heart of a burgeoning and creatively dynamic scene – independent, print-based design

Here is a an overview of the exceptional work produced and championed by over fifty of the leading illustrators, printmakers and designers from the sphere of independent, print-based design.

• Part 1 features essays by journalist Andrew Losowsky; Danielle Pender, curator at KK Outlet; and Lawrence Zeegen, Profess29or of Illustration at University of the Arts London. It includes interviews with Heretic, a London-based illustration and screen-printing studio, and Jeremy Leslie, Creative Director at magCulture; and a site visit to St Cuthberts Mill, a paper manufacturer in Somerset.
• Part 2 consists of profiles on such creatives as Brazilian illustrators Bicicleta Sem Freio, Melbourne-based screen-printers Dangerfork, Portland-based letterpress KeeganMeegan & Co., and New York-based design firm Sagmeister & Walsh.
• Part 3, the Directory, lists a wide selection of print-based websites.