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FIT. London 2012 Inspired Posters

To celebrate this year’s Olympic Games, Central Saint Martins College of Arts and Design are hosting an exhibition of posters inspired by London 2012.

It’s an impressive line-up, with a few of our favourites involved.  The group show was curated by Jonathan Barnbrook and Vaughan Oliver and features designs by Ian Anderson, Phil Baines, Jonathan Barnbrook, Bibliotheque, Neville Brody, Catherine Dixon, Fuel, GTF, Angus Hyland, Alan Kitching, Jeremy Leslie, Domenic Lippa, Morag Myerscough, Vaughan Oliver, David Pearson, Michael C Place, Jake Tilson, Tomato, Why Not Associates, Matt Willey, Marina Willer, Graham Wood and Michael Worthington.

A selection of these prints are on display in the Window Gallery at CSM King’s Cross Granary Building until 5th Sept.  The A1 posters are available to buy online for £80.00, and all proceeds will go towards the Student Support campaign to benefit Graphic design students at Central Saint Martins. Continue reading

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Stereotype Design

New Yorker Mike Joyce founded Stereotype Design in 1997, a graphic design studio developing projects for commercial, cultural and corporate clients, including designing album covers for artists such as Iggy Pop, The Lemonheads and Aretha Franklin.  Stereotype’s work has been featured by over 40 publications including Print Magazine’s “30 under 30”, and exhibited in the Art Directors Club’s first Young Guns show.

In 2012, Joyce launched Swissted, a personal project combining his love of Swiss Moderism and punk rock by redesigning vintage punk and indie rock show flyers into ‘International Typographic Style’ posters.  Each design is typeset in Berthold Akzidenz- Grotesk Medium, all lowercase, and every one of the shows actually happened.   You can now buy over 200 designs (available in three different sizes) on the website

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