Images in Practice




"Our thesis is that any one visual problem has an infinite number of solutions; that many of them are valid; that solutions ought to derive from the subject matter; that the designer should terefore have no preconceived graphic style..." Alan Fletcher Colin Forbes Bob Gill beneath.

graphic design


Alan Fletcher Colin Forbes Bob Gill, Graphic Design: visual comparisons, Studio Books, London 1963.

Bill Gray, STUDIO TIPS for artists and graphic designers, Lund Humphries, London 1989 [1976]

Grey's contents list.

national surveys

Scott Minick and Jiao Ping. Chinese Graphic Design in the Twentieth Century Thames & Hudson, London, 1990. Chinese Traditions. May Fourth and the Formative Years. The Shanghai Style. The Progressive Movement.Proletarians and Paper Tigers. Ya'an and the Artistic Ideal. The Revolutionary Machine. The Turbulent Years. Open Doors and Beyond. Reference Guide.

S.Heller, (interviews) and other authors, GRAPHIC DESIGN IN AMERICA A VISUAL LANGUAGE HISTORY, Walker Art Centre, Minneapolis, 1989.

The Walker Show


James Gardner, The ARTful Designer, published by the author, 1993. Museum, poster design. Exhibitions, dsiplays and illustration.