Angus Montgomery

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Leaving Design Week

This is my last week as editor of Design Week. I’m very proud of the work we’ve done over the past years and look forward to the title’s future success.

Seymour Chwast on illustrating war

Legendary designer Seymour Chwast has taken to Kickstarter to launch his new book – a collection of illustrations of wars through the ages.

In this Q&A, he explains his attraction to the subject and talks about finding “an element of artfulness” in war.

“I’ve been carrying the Brownjohn archive around in metal trunks for 40 years”

Eliza Brownjohn, daughter of US graphic design great Robert Brownjohn, has created a website dedicated to her father’s work.

Robert Brownjohn was born in the US in 1925. After studying under Bauhaus co-founder Lázló Moholy-Nagy, he worked on title sequences for Bond films, album covers for Columbia Records and identity and campaign work for clients including Pepsi-Cola and Kit-Kat. He died in 1970 at the age of 44.

The site features famous Brownjohn projects including the titles for From Russia With Love, the Rolling Stones’ Let It Bleed cover and moving graphics for Midland Bank, as well as less well-known work such as cigarette packaging and identities for architects and shopping centres.

We speak to Eliza about setting up the site and preserving her father’s graphic legacy.

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V&A set for blockbuster Pink Floyd exhibition

Pink Floyd’s Roger Waters and Nick Mason have been brought together with the designers who helped define the visual language of the band ahead of a V&A show, which is set to be on the same scale as the museum’s David Bowie exhibition.