April 9, 2006
In the second part of the interview Rick Poynor talks about the relation between independent and political design and the difference between Swiss graphic design and British graphic design. “Communicate – Independent British graphic design since 1960″ features 600 exhibits from album covers for New Order and Primal Scream, identities for BBC 2 and Big Brother, Biba and Paul Smith, magazines including OZ and i-D, posters for CND and the Anti-Nazi League and web sites for The Guardian and Donnie Darko. It celebrates the achievements of designers as diverse as Alan Fletcher, Ken Garland, Michael English, Barney Bubbles, Peter Saville, Neville Brody, The Designer’s Republic, Tomato, Fuel, Intro and Hi-ReS! The exhibition has been organized and toured by Barbican Art Gallery, London. Interview with Rick Poynor part 2/2 at the Museum für Gestaltung Zürich, March 22, 2006. There is a publication available: Rick Poynor (ed.), Communicate, Laurence King Publishing, ISBN 1-85669-422-4, approx. CHF 74.–
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