A witty, wide-ranging monograph on Alan Fletcher, international graphic master and founder of Pentagram.
Surveys 35 years of Fletcher's work, with over 100 design solutions accompanied by full commentary.
Designed by Fletcher himself, the book offers a vibrant description of an artist at work.
Includes an interview with Fletcher and three additional essays, giving insight into the designer's philosophy and process.
About the Authors
Jeremy Myerson is Professor of Design Studies and Co-Director of the Helen Hamlyn Research Centre at the Royal College of Art in London, and former Editor of Design Week and of Creative Review.
Rick Poynor writes on design and the visual arts. He is founder and Editor of Eye magazine, the acclaimed international review of graphic communication, from 1990-7. His books include Typographica, Obey the Giant: Life in the Image World, Profile and No More Rules.
David Gibbs has been editorial consultant to Pentagram since the 1970s. He is the editor of Pentagram: The Compendium, also published by Phaidon.
'Fletcher probably gets bored with always being on the receiving end of praise, but his work is simply terrific - buy this book.' (FX) 'One of the best graphic design books ever published.' (Critique)
For Grades: 8+
Number Of Pages: 266
Published: 29th February 2004
Publisher: Phaidon Press Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.5 x 21.0
Weight (kg): 1.13
Edition Number: 1
Edition Type: New edition