New in paperback
An insider’s guide to the fresh, talented graphic designers, illustrators, printmakers and collectives at the heart of a burgeoning and creatively dynamic scene – independent, print-based design. Marcroy Smith is the founder of People of Print and The Creative Universe. Andy Cooke is an independent graphic designer.
452 illustrations 29.7 x 22.0 cm 336pp paperback ISBN 978 0 500 293140 February £22.50
People of Print Innovative, Independent Design & Illustration Marcroy Smith and Andy Cooke
‘Visually stimulating, this text will make you too want to try your hand at becoming a person of print’ Aesthetica ‘Detailing everything from the papermaking process, to essays on new technology … one thing’s for sure – print is still very much alive and kicking’ dazeddigital.com
In a world in which screen-based graphics and digital design dominate the mainstream, creating design for print continues to thrive among an international community of like-minded individuals. People of Print brings together more than fifty key artists and studios who embrace print’s potential for creative expression and experimentation. Written by Marcroy Smith, founder of the eponymous online resource, and Andy Cooke, his long-time collaborator, People of Print presents a dazzling array of work created for paper and beyond, including posters, flyers, packaging, fanzines, self-published books, textiles and fashion, and exhibition design. Fully illustrated profiles, in-depth interviews and a comprehensive reference section make this book an inspirational resource for all graphic designers and illustrators who appreciate the value and craft of print.