I was invited to speak at the PechaKucha Brighton 'Print Matters' event on Feb 28th.
There was a fantastic selection of speakers, which included street photography, screen
printers and illustrators. I took the opportunity to talk about my print design experience
and how my Collector's Edition and MIN books developed.
We're delighted by the amount of press MIN: The New Simplicity in Graphic Design, the new
book authored by our CD Stuart Tolley, has received lately. The award for 'the most of
pages dedicated to MIN' goes to Étapes, the French design and communication magazine,
who have published a 20 page extract about the project.
We're delighted to feature in the latest Computer Arts issue 253, with a special report about
the rise of the creative entrepreneur. The new issue investigates why a new breed of
designers and illustrators are turning their back on traditional career paths to create their
own dream jobs – and how you, too, can forge your own path.
AIGA, The American Institute of the Graphic Arts, interviewed Stuart about his new book,
MIN: The New Simplicity in Graphic Design. Read the article here.
There’s a fine line between minimal design and design that’s boring or even worse, lazy.
Remember Nigel Tufnel’s sage comment in the movie This is Spinal Tap upon seeing the
band’s disastrous album cover for the first time: “It’s like, how much more black could this
be? And the answer is none. None more black.”
Creative Review, the ambassador for global creativity, have reviewed our new book, MIN:
The New Simplicity in Graphic Design. Read the article here.
It’s significant that all the work included in Min: The New Simplicity in Graphic Design was
made within the last three years. Each of the projects that Stuart Tolley has assembled in
his book certainly point to a no-fuss approach being used across a range of disciplines,
from product and packaging design to publishing, identity design and branding.
Wired (USA) interviewed us about our new book, MIN: The New Simplicity in Graphic Design,
which is published by Thames & Hudson. Read the article here.
There’s a rumor going around about minimal graphic design. “A lot of people say it’s really
easy,” says Stuart Tolley, who runs a design studio in Brighton, England, called
Transmission. “A lot of people say you just rely on Helvetica, or white space. And I