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Graphic Events, A Realist Account of Graphic Design

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Another must read for Graphic Designers and lovers of Design alike.

Graphics have a way of living that is often awkward and unplanned. We see it when they are ripped from walls, littered on streets and faded in shop windows. We wouldn’t say they are that way by design, however this everyday difference between graphics and their designs is underimagined in critical discourses. Graphic Events intensifies this difference in a montage of original essays and interviews that coax graphics into unfamiliar dialogues.

Edited by James Dyer and Nick Deakin. Foreword by Alex Coles. With contributions from James Williams, Patrick Thomas, Fraser Muggeridge, DR.ME, Textbook Studio and Teal Triggs. Postscript by Johanna Drucker.


Dr James Dyer is senior lecturer of Graphic Design at the University of Huddersfield.
Nick Deakin is senior lecturer of Graphic Design at Leeds Arts University.
Prof. Alex Coles is a design critic and Professor of Transdisciplinarity at the University of Huddersfield.
Professor Johanna Drucker is the Breslauer Professor of Bibliographical Studies and Distinguished Professor in the Department of Information Studies at The University of California.

220 pgs, 18 × 11 cm, Softcover, 2022, 9789493148666